Back in my day, high school parties mainly featured regular beer pong, one couple making out that we would look at, and me vomiting and crying in the front yard. It was the best time of my life. Today’s high schoolers, for some reason, want more than that.
I will keep telling these stories until there are no more stories to be told.
Uh. Ok, Germany.
The annual conference of the Romance Writers of America, held a few weeks ago, was a great time. But it’s tough to get past a truly horrifying discovery: Not only did somebody write a Christian romance novel with a Jewish heroine and a Nazi “hero,” it was nominated for two RITA awards, the genre’s equivalent of the…
This weekend, GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee showed the world exactly how tasteless he could be when he compared President Obama’s Iran deal with the Holocaust.
Nicholas Winton—whose tireless efforts helped save more than 600 children from the Holocaust—has died at 106.
In the latest of a string of controversies for the Kristen Cavallari of lifestyle brands ("Ugh, I hate all this drama!" moans URBN INC, with a glint in its eye), Urban Outfitters is being urged by the Anti-Defamation League to remove a tapestry resembling the uniforms gay male prisoners wore in Nazi concentration…
Last week, Duggar No. 5 (Jessa) and her husband visited the Holocaust Museum in Washington DC. Most normal people would simple take the time to reflect on the tragedy itself, but Jessa saw the right through to meat of the genocide of approximately six million Jews: abortion.
Zara has snatched a children's t-shirt from its stores, after several people pointed out that it looked uncomfortably like the uniforms Jewish prisoners were made to wear in Nazi concentration camps. Not something you'd want to show up toting at a baby shower, to say the least.
California's Rialto School District, north of San Bernardino, has announced that they're officially striking an assignment from the 8th grade curriculum that asked students to argue "whether or not you believe this was an actual event in history, or merely a political scheme created to influence public emotion and…
A self-described "funemployed" Los Angeles fashion blogger recently made the ill-advised decision to post a series of shots taken in a not-so-fashiony location: a Jewish mausoleum. Which she then posted on the 59th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Because, like, totally fashion.
Yesterday we wrote about a fashion blogger who was so inspired by Berlin's uber-chic Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe that he held a mini fashion shoot in between the pillars meant to evoke memories of millions of massacred people.
Gisella Perl was a successful Jewish gynecologist in Romania before WWII. In 1944, she was sent to Auschwitz and put to work in the infirmary, taking care of prisoners without any anesthesia or even antibiotics and bandages to help assuage their pain.
If someone told you there was a "Miss Holocaust Survivor" beauty pageant, you would probably think they were making a not particularly hilarious joke. After all, the Holocaust doesn't seem like a tasteful basis for an evening of fun, but more importantly people who survived a systematic campaign that killed six…
There's been some chatter in the news lately about the Mormon church's bizarre habit of baptizing non-Mormons who have died. They've done it on all kinds of famous deceased people—Elvis, Shakespeare, and even Jesus Christ himself. This past weekend they baptized Anne Frank, WWII diarist and victim of the Holocaust.…
A day after we pointed out that an online fashion retailer, BuyDefinition, was selling a jacket named "Belsen was a gas," the company is apologizing and saying they'll pull the item.
There seems no other explanation for this "Belsen was a gas" name for an Evil Twin jacket, other than it being a pun on Bergen-Belsen, a concentration camp where approximately 50,000 people were murdered. (And, not that it makes much of a difference, didn't even contain gas chambers.) But hey, it's on sale! Update:…
A fantasy of Jewish militarized revenge — like Inglourious Basterds! Sexing up a Holocaust victim who died at 15 — like everything else everywhere! The question is, are you Team Anne or Team Hitler?
Amsterdam's Anne Frank House Museum has published a graphic novel version of her story, aimed at teenagers. "Not everyone will read the diary," said a spokeswoman. "The one doesn't exclude the other." The U.S. edition comes out later this month.
PETA — the animal-rights organization whose media strategy seems to be three parts B-list celebrities, one part fake blood, and five parts boobies — co-founder Ingrid Newkirk wrote an op-ed today defending the use of "sexy women in our ads."