More than once, the world has pledged never again: after the Holocaust in World War II, after Rwanda in 1994, then Bosnia, and then most recently after the slaughter in Darfur.
In September 1919, the year after the end of World War I, a German captain named Karl Mayr, who ran a propaganda unit in charge of educating demobilized soldiers in nationalism and scapegoating, received an inquiry from a soldier named Adolf Gemlich about the army’s position on “the Jewish question.” Mayr tasked a young subordinate named Adolf Hitler to answer. The resulting Gemlich letter, as it is known to historians, is believed to be the first record of Hitler’s anti-Semitic beliefs and has been an important document in Holocaust studies for decades.
Of all the trials in human history, none has had greater consequences. In Jerusalem, in April of either the year 30 or 33, Jesus of Nazareth was arrested, hauled before a religious court, tried by a Roman governor, sentenced to death and crucified
The Holocaust is a crime that never seems to quit.
I remember the icy snow crunching beneath our every step, the subzero wind biting at our bare faces, the quiet utter stillness.
Two rockets were fired Saturday morning from Gaza and landed in the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon, one of them hitting an educational institution and the other landing in an open area, the Israeli military said. Josias Krumpf, 83, lived for years after the war in Racine, Wisconsin.
Harvard University, one of America’s premiere academic institutions, is coming under fire for running an advertisement in its campus newspaper questioning the reality of the Holocaust. Recently named for the second straight year as the No.
Anne Frank’s account of hiding from the Nazis in Amsterdam during World War II, published posthumously in English as "Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl," has moved millions of readers across the decades.
The Rev. Ken Pagano knows what Andy Warhol said about fame, but he has learned firsthand that it can last decidedly longer than 15 minutes
To most, the evidence against alleged Holocaust Museum shooter James von Brunn may seem overwhelming. Surveillance camera video. Eyewitness accounts.