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The Queen’s Childhood Heil

The recently published footage from 1933 is less about what was, and more about could have been—had Fascists taken over Britain

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Putin Takes Credit For Defeating Fascism. LOL

George Orwell would wince at the Russian leader’s gross distortions of history

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Mark Greif’s Brilliant Contribution to the History of Ideas

‘The Age of the Crisis of Man’ traces the fall and rise of individualist pragmatism in America

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Neo-Nazis Embrace Hipster Chic

The union makes sense: Nazism and consumerism have always been linked

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Is It All Doom and Gloom for Jews in Europe? Student Leaders Say No.

Alongside the rise of xenophobic political parties and anti-Semitic incidents, there are signs of Jewish unity and revival

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Putin Warned of Fascism in Ukraine, But a Look Across Europe Suggests He’s to Blame

A visit to Kiev’s Jewish institutions reveals Jews there are less concerned about their neighbors at home than the bully next door

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Forgotten Stars of the Old New Yorker: Arturo Vivante

A tribute to the great Italian-Jewish memory artist, and enemy of Fascism, who died six years ago this week

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One of the Most Remarkable Books About the Holocaust Was Just Published

In Slavko Goldstein’s newly translated ‘1941,’ Nazi-backed fascists tear through the Balkans. Yugoslavia never recovered.

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Finding My Grandfather, and Myself, on the Battlefields of the Spanish Civil War

He joined the Abraham Lincoln Brigade in 1936, as a Jewish teenager from Brooklyn. This year, I retraced his steps.

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The View From Here

Graphic artist Saul Steinberg spent formative years in Italy, a place that, like for other Jews, both sheltered and rejected him

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The Rebuilder

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

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Fashion’s Fascists

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.

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Daybreak: Gates Encourages Arab Arms Race

No ‘Intifada’ in NYC, ugly Croatian soccer chants

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Why the Brits Elected Fascists

Two far-right EU parliamentarians

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Secret History

Natalie Danford’s glimpse into life of wartime Urbino