Depictions of Jews in Lewis’s 1936 novel ‘It Can’t Happen Here’ are central to the book’s fascist premise. But these parallels extend well beyond one partiular group of people.
Dispatch from Vienna, where a closely contested presidential election may be a bellwether for an increasingly xenophobic Europe
The recently published footage from 1933 is less about what was, and more about could have been—had Fascists taken over Britain
George Orwell would wince at the Russian leader’s gross distortions of history
‘The Age of the Crisis of Man’ traces the fall and rise of individualist pragmatism in America
The union makes sense: Nazism and consumerism have always been linked
Alongside the rise of xenophobic political parties and anti-Semitic incidents, there are signs of Jewish unity and revival
A visit to Kiev’s Jewish institutions reveals Jews there are less concerned about their neighbors at home than the bully next door
A tribute to the great Italian-Jewish memory artist, and enemy of Fascism, who died six years ago this week
In Slavko Goldstein’s newly translated ‘1941,’ Nazi-backed fascists tear through the Balkans. Yugoslavia never recovered.
He joined the Abraham Lincoln Brigade in 1936, as a Jewish teenager from Brooklyn. This year, I retraced his steps.
Graphic artist Saul Steinberg spent formative years in Italy, a place that, like for other Jews, both sheltered and rejected him
By reimagining landmark New York buildings like the Astor Library, which became the Public Theater, Giorgio Cavaglieri championed the architectural preservation that shaped the modern city
The fashion world claims to be shocked over John Galliano’s anti-Semitic outbursts. But it’s an industry based on exclusion, and plenty of iconic European fashion figures don’t hold up to scrutiny.
No ‘Intifada’ in NYC, ugly Croatian soccer chants
Two far-right EU parliamentarians
Natalie Danford’s glimpse into life of wartime Urbino