Perpetrators and victims—stories about man's inhumanity to man
Watching from afar as British ‘heavies’ are lobbed into Berlin's neighborhoods
from Another Time, Another Place
Our reconstructed timeline: How Elly and Helga Ringel were smuggled with SS escort out of Germany and across the Belgian border in August 1938
from Ruby Family History Project
The amazing story of the unrelated Rabinowitz family in the days before the liquidation of Kovno. Two sons survived to make their lives in Israel…
How did Betty Katz meet her end in February 1942?
Insider dealings in the French jewelry trade. Swank cocktail parties for the Nazi elite. A rough-cut Jewish jeweler and his ebullient new wife.…
Helga's second cousin suffered unimaginable traumas in and around Krakow from 1939 to 1945. She survived and gave testimony later in life
In July 1940, consular officials from three nations conspired to open an escape route for Jews out of occupied France. Why did they do it?
During the first five years of Hitler's reign of terror, Jewish families of Berlin faced one repression after another.
The Tulbowitz tavern in Novocherkassk was overrun by Cossacks during the Rostov pogrom of 1881
The Clerc jewelry assets were seized and resold to an Aryan buyer. The Nazis kept perfect records of the transactions.
In 1907, Moritz Feidt built a department store in Berlin Stieglitz. It still stands today
Historical blogging makes strange bedfellows. A French jewelry critic and I were both interested in the history of the Clerc jewelry business…
Rosa Shatner, née Ringel, and her lovely daughter Margot perished in a Serbian death camp. Rosa's son Ze'ev Sharon gave testimony in…
After her husband's death, Frederike Wohlgemuth returned with her children to her old home town. Later, her sons entered business as mill owners…