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The Betrayal of Salonika’s Jews The Betrayal of Salonika’s Jews
Thursday, April 18, 2013 by Andrew Apostolou | Jewish Ideas Daily » Daily Features

When the Germans entered Salonika on April 6, 1941, they found a willing cadre of collaborators and a broad section of Greek Christian opinion hostile to the Jews.
Speaking What Must Be Spoken Speaking What Must Be Spoken
Thursday, February 14, 2013 by Diane Cole | Jewish Ideas Daily » Daily Features

The sheer number of books on the Holocaust has long demanded a guide to Holocaust literature that would be as accessible as it was comprehensive and scholarly.  Now we have one.
From Reparations to Atonement From Reparations to Atonement
Monday, January 28, 2013 by Ismar Schorsch | Jewish Ideas Daily » Daily Features

Where recognition of the Holocaust was once restricted to the office of the Chancellor, there is a grassroots commitment in today's Germany to take ownership of the past.
Not Ordinary at All Not Ordinary at All
Friday, January 25, 2013 by Chaya Glasner | Jewish Ideas Daily » Daily Features

Ban Ki-Moon dedicated this year’s International Holocaust Remembrance Day to the uncelebrated “ordinary” rescuers of Nazi victims.  But Jewish rescuer and survivor Berta Rubinsztejn is anything but ordinary.
Through Night and Fog Through Night and Fog
Monday, August 20, 2012 by Eitan Kensky | Jewish Ideas Daily » Daily Features

My father and I visited Auschwitz for the first time this summer.  It was toward the end of a long trip to Eastern Europe.  We had already gone to the killing fields and forests of Lithuania, and to Warsaw, where my father broke down . . . 
The Postmodern Golem The Postmodern Golem
Tuesday, August 7, 2012 by Alex Joffe | Jewish Ideas Daily » Daily Features

To Elizabeth Baer, the recent spate of golem literature, going beyond novels to comic books, artwork, even The X-Files, is an “intentional tribute to Jewish imagination as well as to the crucial importance of such imagination in the post-Holocaust period.”
Editors' Picks
Helga's Diary Adam Kirsch, New Republic. A child in Prague in the 1930s, Helga Weiss kept a diary of life under Nazi rule and her subsequent experiences in Terezin and Auschwitz.  Now, 70 years later, she has published it.
Metropolis of Death Robert Eaglestone, Times Higher Education. Historian Otto Dov Kulka has always separated his research on the Holocaust from his own experience at Auschwitz.  But his latest book combines the two—to extraordinary effect. 
Night and Fog dir. Alain Resnais, Criterion Collection. Featuring real footage from Auschwitz and Majdanek, Resnais' 1955 documentary Nuit et Brouillard made audiences worldwide witnesses to the brutality of the concentration camps. (Video; free link, expires November 19th)
Lanzmann's Ladies Benjamin Balint, Weekly Standard. The memoir of filmmaker Claude Lanzmann, known for his achievement in Shoah, focuses on other "achievements": "I am the only man with whom Simone de Beauvoir lived a quasi-marital existence." 
Love and Death at Auschwitz Ofer Aderet, Haaretz. It was decades before the Israeli woman opened the diary written by her first love, who died at Auschwitz.  Now, aged 88, she has done so. 
The Jew of Jobbik Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press. Hungary’s far-Right Jobbik party has ostracized a prominent anti-Semitic political figure after discovering his Jewish roots—and Chabad has taken him in.