• N.J. Holocaust survivor pens ‘Chocolate’ memoir

    The memoir of Holocaust survivor Maud Dahme, a resident of Flemington, was recently published with support from Stockton University’s Sara & Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center. Chocolate, The Taste of Freedom, tells Dahme’s story of being hidden by Christian families as a child in The Netherlands during World War II.

  • Ten thousand expected at March of the Living

    Some 10,000 young Jews from over 40 countries are to take part in the March of the Living at the former German Nazi Auschwitz death camp in southern Poland on 5 May.   According to organizers, they will be joined by a group of Poles along a 3km-long route. In

  • The Yom Hashoah that changed my life by Samantha Mellman

    A visit to these grim sites is not for everyone, but I encourage those with the time and means to trust their faith and go. Every year, when I light a candle in memory of my grandfather’s family and the millions of Jews and non-Jews who were lost, I have

  • March of the Living participation boosts Jewish, Zionist identity

    A study sponsored by an organization that brings young people on tours of the death camps of Poland has found that its Jewish participants have higher levels of identification with Israel and are more likely to value marrying Jews than the general Jewish population. Conducted by sociologist William Helmreich of

  • International Holocaust Remembrance day brings lessons and memories

    Working together to honor Holocaust survivors and remember the ones who have passed, St. Louis teens and people all over the world celebrate International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan. 27. On this day, in 1945, one of the largest Holocaust concentration camps, Auschwitz-Birkenau, was liberated by Soviet troops, saving about

  • Annotated ‘Mein Kampf’ finds support and condemnation among Jewish leaders

    While Jewish groups in Germany have expressed concern over decision to publish ‘academic’ edition of Hitler’s book, some Jewish leaders in the United Kingdom and United States say the text could help defeat Neo-Nazism. A divisive decision to publish an annotated version of Adolf Hitler’s notorious anti-Semitic screed “Mein Kampf”

  • Watch Testimony Clips in New Book from the March of the Living

    A smartphone app makes it possible to view testimony clips from the Visual History Archive that are linked to the new book Witness: Passing the Torch of Holocaust Memory to New Generations. Witness is inspired by the United Nations’ touring photography exhibit “When You Listen to a Witness, You Become a Witness,”

  • Alumni Reflection: Mike Kaufmann, 1995

    THE PROLOGUE I went to Poland in April of 1995 on the March of the Living Tour.My intention was not to have an exhibition but to have photographs for my own use. I took along several cameras including black and white film, being the photographic medium of the time.There are a

  • Brazil’s Jews Honor Soccer Team That Helped Fight Nazis

    Jewish supporters paid tribute Sunday to a major Brazilian soccer club for supporting Brazil’s fight against the Nazis during World War II. Idish-Flu, a group of Jewish supporters of the Fluminense Football Club, led the celebration at the club headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, during which they lit the candles

  • Promo for 2016 March of the Living