Room 237 uses Talmudic exegesis to uncover whether Kubrick’s film is about Indians, the Holocaust, or bears
Plus the proliferation of the “Israel Lobby” in popular culture
After half a century tracking down Nazis for prosecution, Serge Klarsfeld says his work continues
An excerpt from a dramatic new account of the young Jews behind the Warsaw Ghetto Underground
The Fan Who Knew Too Much collects Anthony Heilbut’s essays on politics, culture, and gospel music
A trove of medieval scrolls, smuggled out of Afghanistan into the hands of London art dealers, could shed new light on a once-vibrant Jewish heritage
Varian Fry led the effort to save Hannah Arendt, Marc Chagall, and thousands of other European intellectuals from the Nazis. Why was he forgotten?
Friends and Politics, Part 3: Norman Podhoretz. The neoconservative icon and I weren’t personally close, but we shared a more important bond, over the struggle to defend Israel and American Jewry.
Recent right-wing rejections of Einstein’s theory of relativity echo Nazi dismissals of what they called ‘Jewish Physics’
My children are becoming German citizens, and I’m going nuts
While Jewish-refugee scholars went South
In 1938, at the height of U.S. isolationism, Americans devoured Phyllis Bottome’s chronicle of a German-Jewish family’s struggle to survive under the Nazi regime