A Harvard researcher was convinced he’d found evidence of 1930s movie mogul fascism. But did he get it wrong?
Opponents argue that it is a distortion of history
It’s for ethical treatment of animals. Seriously. (Update: the award is apparently a spoof)
The strange, fascinating story of Martha Dodd
The anointed king of American letters’ eccentric new book, ‘The Kraus Project,’ is also hate mail for our shallow culture
New biographies shed light on the cohort of Germans of Jewish descent who historians have portrayed as having served the Nazis
Despite the Führer’s demand, the negatives were not burned
Uncovered: new evidence of Jewish movie moguls’ extensive collaboration with Nazis in the 1930s
Berlin was once home to 50,000 Jewish-owned businesses. A historian is now obsessively reconstructing their demise.
Playwright Joshua Sobol brings the composer to life on the Vienna stage but can’t bring him home to Tel Aviv
The life and times of Isaac Shushan
Margot Wölk shares her life as a safeguard for the Eagle’s Nest
Plus last conspirator to kill Hitler dies at age 90
On Baer’s birthday, a look at one of the Jewish pugilist’s biggest fights
For half a century, Greg’s Auto Repair has housed the commode from Aviso Grille, the Führer’s biggest yacht
Plus more fuel for the theory that Adolf Hitler escaped Berlin for Argentina
Republican and Democratic politicians are reviving a favorite Nazi debating point this election season
Behind the Hitler-themed controversies in India
Plus, Egypt and Israel both say security cooperation is at all-time high
Franz Werfel’s classic The Forty Days of Musa Dagh, about the Armenian Genocide, gets a new translation
Internet parodies of the Fuhrer, including a new blog, weaken our memory of the Holocaust—and that’s good
Plus Paul’s delegates, Hitler’s vices, and more
Judy Blume’s 35-year-old classic Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself avoids the main problem of Holocaust fiction: sanctification
In The Garden of the Finzi-Continis, Giorgio Bassani’s 1962 novel, an aristocratic Jewish family in Italy tries to wall itself off from the Holocaust
The Metropolitan Opera’s new Siegfried, part of its ambitious Ring cycle, exposes the greatness—and the limitations—of Wagner and his admirers
Video games are the medium of revenge, and for Israeli boys killing Hitler in Wolfenstein, that meant addressing some deep traumas
New book reveals extent of IKEA founder’s collaboration
In China, Hitler is a subject of endless fascination and represents many meanings, not all of them bad.
He is practically begging Drake to respond!
Trying to make sense of Shakespeare’s politics, a complicated web of ideas and contradictions that attracted and repelled some of modern history’s most notorious leaders