A farming town hid a Jewish-born teacher during the Holocaust. I went to dig up what it had buried.
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The Yale historian explains his masterwork and its transnational narrative of the Holocaust
Does Yale historian Timothy Snyder absolve Eastern Europe of special complicity in the Holocaust?
After World War II, Polish peasants hunted for jewels and gold amid the human remains at former Nazi death camps
In his last book, the late intellectual Tony Judt is sharp as ever—offering biting comments about American Jews, Israel, and his ex-wives
Why this corner of the Shoah is often overlooked
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A collection of Vasily Grossman’s shorter work offers a chance to reassess the Soviet master’s life and legacy. A conversation with Grossman translator Robert Chandler.
Timothy Snyder’s Bloodlands contextualizes the story of Eastern European Jewry’s sad fate without relativizing it