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Carla Peperzak, who helped hide Jews during the Holocaust, added as Coffee Talk panelist

Carla Peperzak was 16 when the German occupation started in her native Holland in the spring of 1940. She was 18 when she first helped a family go into hiding.

Ask a Jew: Why do so many people still deny the Holocaust?

I think some people deny the Holocaust because such denial fits their overall worldview, which is likely characterized by anti-Semitism and God knows what other forms of bigotry.

Remembering the Holocaust is “horrible and necessary”

The day in memory of the Holocaust is both horrible and necessary. Our children only exist because their great granparents survived.

Yom Hashoah: A Time to Reflect on the History of Anti-Semitism

The Holocaust did not begin and end with the camps. Persecution existed long before and continued after.

Remembering the Holocaust after the survivors are gone

As aging Holocaust survivors gathered at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum to celebrate its 20th anniversary last year, a question hung in the air:

New documentary recounts story of heroic Muslim spy

(RNS) The filmmakers knew they wanted to tell a story about a Muslim who did something heroic during World War II, because so few stories are known. Noor Inayat Khan’s story was the most alluring because of her deep spirituality.

Did gun control prevent Jews from stopping the Holocaust?

As gun control moved toward the top of the American agenda after the Dec. 14 massacre at a Connecticut elementary school, gun rights activists began to invoke a curious analogy: the Holocaust.

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