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Bassler’s Letter: How Hollywood’s Man in Vienna Escaped the Nazis

A fascinating letter tells the gripping story of the fateful extraction of the influential film industry lawyer Paul Koretz

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Nazis Wanted to Use Mosquitoes as Biological Weapons

German ecologist uncovers Nazi plot to spread malaria in enemy-territory

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Did Zionism Cause the Holocaust? A New Biography Says Yes.

The authors of a new history of the Grand Mufti Amin Al-Husaini’s ties to Nazis fail to carry their logic to its flawed conclusion

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Remember How Danes Donned Yellow Stars To Protect the Jews? That Never Happened.

But a new play explores the equally amazing—and real—tale of how an SS chief foiled Hitler’s plan to exterminate the country’s Jews

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No One Wants to Buy Hitler’s Toilet

While the strange artifact is technically for sale, no offers have ever been made

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Read Abe Foxman’s Introduction to ‘Mein Kampf’

As the book’s 2015 copyright expiration looms, it’s time to discuss its legacy

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Mein Kampf Tops the E-Book Charts

What’s behind the book’s startling rise to e-prominence?

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The Myth of Jewish Hollywood’s Collaboration With the Nazis

A Harvard researcher was convinced he’d found evidence of 1930s movie mogul fascism. But did he get it wrong?

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German Town Revokes Hitler’s Citizenship

Opponents argue that it is a distortion of history

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Italian Agriculture Union Offers ‘Hitler Prize’

It’s for ethical treatment of animals. Seriously. (Update: the award is apparently a spoof)

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The Nazi Consort Turned Soviet Spy

The strange, fascinating story of Martha Dodd

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Jonathan Franzen’s Love Letter to the Doyen of Jewish Intellectual Vienna

The anointed king of American letters’ eccentric new book, ‘The Kraus Project,’ is also hate mail for our shallow culture

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Hitler’s Jews: Max Von Oppenheim and the Myth of German Jewish Guilt

New biographies shed light on the cohort of Germans of Jewish descent who historians have portrayed as having served the Nazis

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The Hitler Pictures That Hitler Wanted Destroyed

Despite the Führer’s demand, the negatives were not burned

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Hollywood’s Creepy Love Affair With Adolf Hitler, in Explosive New Detail

Uncovered: new evidence of Jewish movie moguls’ extensive collaboration with Nazis in the 1930s

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When Berlin Meant Business

Berlin was once home to 50,000 Jewish-owned businesses. A historian is now obsessively reconstructing their demise.

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The Israeli Wagner

Playwright Joshua Sobol brings the composer to life on the Vienna stage but can’t bring him home to Tel Aviv

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Blowing Up Hitler’s Yacht

The life and times of Isaac Shushan

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The Harrowing Story of Hitler’s Food Taster

Margot Wölk shares her life as a safeguard for the Eagle’s Nest

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Daybreak: Bibi Issues Yair Lapid an Ultimatum

Plus last conspirator to kill Hitler dies at age 90

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Max Baer Takes Down Max Schmeling

On Baer’s birthday, a look at one of the Jewish pugilist’s biggest fights

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Hitler’s Toilet Is in New Jersey: A Yacht’s Commode, in an Auto-Repair Shop

For half a century, Greg’s Auto Repair has housed the commode from Aviso Grille, the Führer’s biggest yacht

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Daybreak: Poll Shows Support for Two States

Plus more fuel for the theory that Adolf Hitler escaped Berlin for Argentina

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Hitler on the Campaign Trail

Republican and Democratic politicians are reviving a favorite Nazi debating point this election season

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Understanding Hitler in India

Behind the Hitler-themed controversies in India

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Daybreak: Burgas Bombing Culprits Still Unclear

Plus, Egypt and Israel both say security cooperation is at all-time high

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The Best Holocaust Novel Ever

Franz Werfel’s classic The Forty Days of Musa Dagh, about the Armenian Genocide, gets a new translation

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‘Ignore Hitler,’ Indeed

Internet parodies of the Fuhrer, including a new blog, weaken our memory of the Holocaust—and that’s good

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Sundown: Baking Art in a Matzo Factory

Plus Paul’s delegates, Hitler’s vices, and more

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