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Long-Lost Plea to FDR Revives Question: How Could Europe’s Jews Have Been Saved?

A ‘60 Minutes’ segment, an archivist, and the enduring legacy of assumptions that there was no way to skirt the law

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When Pete Seeger Brought Bluegrass—and His Banjo—to Czechoslovakia in 1964

The late folk icon’s performance was the first ever to feature the instrument

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The Haunted Spas of Europe

Jews flocked to retreats like Marienbad, but what couldn’t be healed was Europe’s anti-Semitism

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A Hidden Jew’s Hidden Art

The Czech Surrealist Jindřich Heisler’s mystical art, on view in Chicago, reflected the Holocaust he avoided

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Madeleine Albright’s War Years

In a new memoir, Prague Winter, the former secretary of State explores her family’s World War II history and discovers the fate of those left behind

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Havel and the Jews

Paul Berman on the late president and the Velvet Revolution

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New Ambassador To Return to Old Country

Eisen, son of Czech Jew, is appointed

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Daybreak: Bibi and George Break Bread

Plus a new Dubai murder development! and more in the news

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Disengaged

A murky homeland is hard to stand by