Why Literally Everyone in the World Hates the Jews, and What To Do About It

Two new scholarly books show how even the most neutral academic can feel bound to answer anti-Semites’ demonic vigor in kind

Hitler’s Jewish Soccer League

A new documentary exposes the football team of the Terezin ghetto—part of the Nazis’ strategy to fool the world

Nextbook Press Titles Honored

2011 National Jewish Book Awards announced

Hearts and Minds

A pair of new plays—one powerful, about Afghanistan; the other less successful, about Eichmann—bring recent history to the stage

Two Plays, Two Adolfs

A serious take on Eichmann and a less serious one on Hitler

Sundown: Drawn and Quartet-ed

Plus the tallest guy at the Jewish day school, and more

Bold Strokes

The three brave Viennese Jewish swimmers who boycotted Hitler’s Olympics

Sundown: Aleph Portman Joke Contest

Plus real Persian firemen of Long Island, and more

No Haven

When Yale shuttered its Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Anti-Semitism last month, critics saw anti-Israel political correctness. But the project may simply have been a casualty of the university’s global ambitions.

Sundown: U.S. Bearish on French Talk

Plus, Bibi still rides by the J Street stop, and more

Daybreak: Out-of-Town Previews

What Obama and Bibi will say (and what Abbas will be thinking), and more in the news

Sundown: Beck’s Jerusalem Syndrome, March

Plus Obama at AIPAC, Obama vs. Iran, and more

Defense Department

Hannah Rosenthal, the State Department’s anti-Semitism envoy, must defend Israel from delegitimization while confronting a growing wave of anti-Jewish rhetoric among European elites

Hannah Arendt’s Draft of History

The edited typescript of “Eichmann in Jerusalem” reveals New Yorker editor William Shawn’s meticulous work

Film Study

The Eichmann Trial opened in Jerusalem 50 years ago today. Here are the six most significant moments captured in trial films archived at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.

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