Excavating Henryk Ross’s buried box of negatives and documents in the ghetto, 1945. Henryk Ross (Polish, 1910–1991)

Unearthing photos and memories of life in the Lodz ghetto


In 1944 Henryk Ross buried his negatives. He was the official photographer of the Lodz ghetto in Poland. The ghetto was being liquidated, and Ross was unsure if he would survive to retrieve his work. He did.

The Statue of Liberty on Liberty Island in New York Harbor.

A fascist America, as revealed by an Amazon series

Frank Hessenland left Germany's Alternative fur Deutschland (AfD) party when he realized how far to the right it had moved. But the party continued to haunt him.

This reporter joined a new political party. But he left in horror when it turned ‘almost neo-Nazi.’

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Leo Goldberger and his family came from Czechoslovakia, but they moved to Denmark before World War II. That decision was the reason they escaped the Holocaust.

Danes helped him escape the Holocaust. Today, he says Denmark should do more for refugees.

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Stolpersteins or stumblestones placed in Mainz, Germany on October 15th, 2015 to honor Juliane and Simon Gaertner. Juliane was deported to Theresienstadt where she died in 1942.

Remembering an 80-year-old Jewish woman who marched into the Gestapo to demand the release of her son

Eva Kor, a survivor of Auschwitz, regularly returns to the site of the camp

Why the Holocaust survivor forgave the ‘bookkeeper of Auschwitz’


Eva Kor survived Auschwitz. But she has her own reasons for forgiving Oscar Groening, the 94-year-old camp guard sentenced to prison this week for his role in running the Nazi death camp.