Pot Calls Kettle “Hitler”

A JCPenney billboard is bringing out the worst in all of us

Surviving Stalin’s Purges

Why couldn’t Soviet Jews see the dictator—who died 60 years ago—for the anti-Semitic murderer that he was?

A Personal Note on Our Hollywood Rescuer Story

A commenter adds to our story about Hollywood and World War II

Gun Control and the Holocaust

Gun-rights advocates cite Nazi laws in their defense of the Second Amendment. Is the comparison fair?

Daybreak: Michael Oren Denies GOP Remark

Plus India’s Hitler store gets a new name

Understanding Hitler in India

Behind the Hitler-themed controversies in India

A Soho House’s Hitler Youth

With its Berlin outpost in a former Nazi headquarters, is the chic club obscuring the building’s dark past?

Haunted by Hitler’s Hangman

The French quasi-novel HHhH, by Laurent Binet, tells the tale of assassinated Nazi leader Reinhard Heydrich while wondering whether it need be retold

Hitler? There’s an App for That

Developers are creating Hitler, Stalin, and Mussolini iPhone apps that offer little more than propaganda. And Apple’s gatekeepers approve them.

Haman Is Dead

Against the Jewish belief in apocalypse

Sundown: Bar Refaeli Plays Tennis in Underwear

Plus Cornell students protest joint Technion campus in NYC, and more

Half Human

The German Jewish writer Joseph Roth, whose letters are newly translated, chronicled the death of 19th century Europe and the rise of its darker heir

Disney’s World

Nearly 50 years after Walt Disney’s death, biographers and fans still debate if he was an anti-Semite. A better question might be why we still care.

Sundown: Adelson’s Man

Plus Hitler’s little book, Hitch deploys Yiddish, and more

Fatherland

The Chilean novelist Roberto Bolaño’s The Third Reich is, like much of his fiction, filled with Nazis, the ultimate evil

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