Marc Chagall's White Crucifixion, a response to Kristallnacht — "The Night of Broken Glass," remains the icon among many paintings that described Jewish suffering before l939. Chagall used the theme of a crucified "Jewish" Jesus set against vignettes of Jewish persecution that unfolded in the Nazi era. -- Stephen G. Feinstein, Witness & Legacy
Christ's Passion and Crucifixion have proved to be among the most popular and enduring symbols of the Holocaust in art. -- Ziva Amishai-Maisels,"Faith, Ethics, and the Holocaust"