The Long History of Forcing Jews to Wear Anti-Semitic Badges
The practice was common in medieval Europe
World's Oldest Near-Complete Hebrew Bible Goes to Auction
The Codex Sassoon could break auction records, becoming the most valuable historical document ever sold
Hans and Sophie Scholl Were Once Hitler Youth Leaders. Why Did They Decide to Stand Up to the Nazis?
Archival evidence offers clues on the radicalization of the German siblings, who led a resistance movement known as the White Rose
Kandinsky Painting Returned to Heirs of Jewish Collectors Could Sell for $45 Million
The masterpiece once belonged to Johanna Margarete Stern, who died at Auschwitz in 1944
Have You Seen This David Bowie Dress? A London Museum Is Looking For It
The Museum of London Docklands is hoping to locate lost garments for an exhibition on Jewish fashion designers
You Can Retrace the Footsteps Jewish Refugees Took on a Hike Through the Alps
After World War II, Holocaust survivors fled Europe’s lingering anti-Semitism on a series of clandestine missions
What's Within the Burial Cave Dedicated to Jesus' Midwife?
Archaeologists in Israel are excavating the site that was popular among pilgrims more than a millennium ago
How Construction of a Parking Lot Uncovered New Insights About Medieval Jews
A new DNA study suggests Ashkenazi Jews living in 14th-century Germany were surprisingly genetically diverse
The Making of Steven Spielberg
"The Fabelmans" is a lightly fictionalized dramatization of the famous director's childhood
The Ten Best Books About Food of 2022
From cookbooks to memoirs to food history, these ten titles will fill you up
Is Judaism a Younger Religion Than Previously Thought?
A new book by an Israeli archaeologist makes the stunning claim that common Jewish practices emerged only a century or so before Jesus
Nazis Stole Two Paintings From a Jewish Cabaret Star. Now, His Heirs Are Selling Them
Proceeds from the auction will go toward supporting underrepresented artists
Ancient Coin Made in Defiance of Roman Rule Returns to Israel
U.S. officials found the stolen coin at a Denver auction in 2017
Untold Stories of American History
Why Was America So Reluctant to Take Action on the Holocaust?
A new Ken Burns documentary examines the U.S.' complex, often shameful response to the rise of Nazism and the plight of Jewish refugees
Bones Found in Medieval Well Likely Belong to Victims of Anti-Semitic Massacre
A new DNA analysis suggests the 17 individuals were Ashkenazi Jews murdered in Norwich, England, in 1190
Why Was a Synagogue Mural Hidden Behind a Wall in a Vermont Apartment?
The restoration of the stunning 112-year-old artwork is now complete
Why Hitler and Stalin Hated Esperanto, the 135-Year-Old Language of Peace
Jewish doctor L.L. Zamenhof created Esperanto as a way for diverse groups to easily communicate
Earliest Known Images of Two Biblical Heroines Unearthed in Israel
Found in an ancient synagogue, the 1,600-year-old mosaics tell the stories of Deborah and Jael
The Schoolteacher Who Saved Her Students From the Nazis
A new book explores the life of Anna Essinger, who led an entire school's daring escape from Germany in 1933
The 20th-Century History of Anti-Semitic Attacks on Jewish Politicians
Russian rhetoric against Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy echoes the language directed toward Jewish leaders in post-WWI Europe