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Bonhoeffer asks this question as he considers the Holocaust--looking back at both human depravity and the complicity that keeps "good humans" from acting. What turns all of us into bystanders and benefactors, safe in our homes, content not to rock the boat?
I am honored to be with you this evening, honored to have been asked to speak to you here in the Hall of Remembrance which, in truth, could and perhaps should be called the Hall of Memory. Why "memory" in an institution devoted to memory? Because memory must come before remembrance.
Holocaust Remembrance Day, observed last week, included many commemorations and programs that honored survivors, most of
If "Never Again" means that the world will mobilize to stop mass atrocities -- genocide, torture, ethnic cleansing, war crimes, and crimes against humanity -- then the integration of an exhibit at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum showing ongoing crimes in Syria that rise to that level belies our commitment to such a slogan.
Ilie Wacs and Deborah Strobin join HuffPost Live to discuss their search for the SS officer who saved their lives.
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 20th Anniversary Tour Stops In NYC For Tribute To Survivors and Veterans (PHOTOS)
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's 20th Anniversary tour of the country stopped in NYC last weekend. Some 2,500
For survivors, of course, the memories and scars never fade. But there's another side of the story: In the aftermath of the Holocaust, an extraordinary drama of resiliency, rebirth and renewal took place in Austria and Germany: the creation of the Displaced Persons camps.
To the few remaining Dutch survivors of the Holocaust and to the descendants of the more than 100,000 Dutch Jews who were murdered by the Nazis during World War II, this upcoming Holocaust Day could be a particularly poignant one.
Hate has always been present. But the recent spike in violence against immigrants is being fanned by the flames of the anger and hateful rhetoric being voiced in the debate over immigration.
"Nobody really knew what to do," said a person who was in the children's stories section of the museum. He said he heard