Max Baer Takes Down Max Schmeling

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

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

Daybreak: Poll Shows Support for Two States

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

Hitler on the Campaign Trail

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

Understanding Hitler in India

Behind the Hitler-themed controversies in India

Daybreak: Burgas Bombing Culprits Still Unclear

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

The Best Holocaust Novel Ever

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

‘Ignore Hitler,’ Indeed

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

Sundown: Baking Art in a Matzo Factory

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

Herself Included

Judy Blume’s 35-year-old classic Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself avoids the main problem of Holocaust fiction: sanctification

Earthly Gardens

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

Ring of Truth

The Metropolitan Opera’s new Siegfried, part of its ambitious Ring cycle, exposes the greatness—and the limitations—of Wagner and his admirers

Revenge of the Nerds

Video games are the medium of revenge, and for Israeli boys killing Hitler in Wolfenstein, that meant addressing some deep traumas

Nazi Past, With a Side of Lingonberries

New book reveals extent of IKEA founder’s collaboration

Great Dictator

In China, Hitler is a subject of endless fascination and represents many meanings, not all of them bad.

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