Valeria Bystritskaia, who won the title in 2011, says she kept her Jewish identity secret for fear it will hurt her chances
German politics just went from being reassuringly boring to ominously contentious
German beer culture’s surprising origins
‘The Deputy,’ staged in West Berlin in 1963, was the first German drama to take on the horrors of the Holocaust and Pope Pius XII’s moral failures in World War II
What’s the right way to remember both victims and perpetrators of great crimes?
This week on Unorthodox, Yiddish maven Gitl Schaechter-Viswanath and ‘Bad German’ Tessa Kim
The troubling rise of ‘Alternative for Germany’
Do only psychopaths commit horrible mass crimes, or are we all more responsible than we are willing to admit? Two new histories of the Nazi war machine examine their leaders—and their soldiers.
A new, almost 2,000-page annotated version of Mein Kampf is going hot off the shelves in Germany
The Nazi propaganda master built a huge mansion north of Berlin in 1936, which has been for sale for 15 years with no takers. Bid away.
The German and Israeli tourism bureaus are marketing ‘spiritual tours’ to celebrate 50 years since the countries have had diplomatic relations
Will an art restitution allow Michael Hayden to reconnect with his German roots?
A German Holocaust memorial marking Jewish deaths with engraved cobblestones meets resistance in a southern town
Former Polish foreign minister, an Auschwitz survivor, masterminded Poland’s relations with Germany and the Jews
I knew I’d feel sad on our trip to Germany. I wasn’t expecting to be so angry.
Voices from Europe: Talking to young Israelis living in the German capital
How my German grandmother’s recipe became my go-to holiday dessert
‘Catch the Jew!’ is a shoddy, fantastical answer to Max Blumenthal’s ‘Goliath’
Voices from Europe: Questions of identity, visibility follow a move to Basel
In my daughter’s eyes, nose, and spirit, I see her strong, diverse foremothers