This term describes the systematic attempt at extinction of the Jewish people, which claimed up to six million lives during the Nazi reign of 1933-1945.
This page collates recent DW content relating to the Holocaust.
Some 4,000 Jews remained in Germany after the Holocaust. Their motivations have rarely been explored. The movie "Bye Bye Germany," starring Moritz Bleibtreu, chose to depict their paradoxical situation through humor.
The head of Germany's largest Jewish organization has said the Turkish president's last comparisons with National Socialism insult the memory of Holocaust victims. It's the latest salvo in an incendiary war of words.
The US vice president paid tribute to victims of the Holocaust in a visit to the Dachau memorial site. The trip took on an added dimension after President Trump's exchange with a Jewish reporter about anti-Semitism.