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French Railway Company Weighs Holocaust Reparations to Get American Contract

Maryland legislation would require company to compensate survivors

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Greek Jews Want Failed Nazi Ransom Back

In 1942, the Jews of Thessaloniki paid in vain to release 10,000 Nazi prisoners

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Some Things Really Do Warrant Comparisons to Nazis

Most Nazi analogies are hyperbolic and irresponsible. But not all of them.

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Germany Arrests Suspected Auschwitz Guards

Three nabbed in investigation of 40 former guards still living in Germany

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Map Shows Every French Child Deported During the Holocaust

Interactive online map traces all child deportations to concentration camps

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Nazis Wanted to Use Mosquitoes as Biological Weapons

German ecologist uncovers Nazi plot to spread malaria in enemy-territory

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Remember How Danes Donned Yellow Stars To Protect the Jews? That Never Happened.

But a new play explores the equally amazing—and real—tale of how an SS chief foiled Hitler’s plan to exterminate the country’s Jews

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Former Nazi Soldier Charged in 1944 Massacre

Allegedly involved in attack on French village of Oradour-sur-Glane

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Relief From Nightmares of the Gestapo

Famous psychoanalyst breaks the cycle of one woman’s memories of the Nazis

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White Supremacists Are Using Black Metal To Promote Hate

An investigation into ‘Antichrist Kramer,’ SSP Records, and other labels suggests a history of real-world violence and bigotry

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German Town Revokes Hitler’s Citizenship

Opponents argue that it is a distortion of history

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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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Man With ‘Not See’ Vanity Plate Probably a ‘Nazi’

Also there’s a swastika on his car

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Lanzmann’s ‘The Last of the Unjust’ Portrays the Judenrat as Moral Heroes of the Shoah

In a candid conversation, the great filmmaker considers his Jewish Orpheus, banality, and his final word

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The Nazi Consort Turned Soviet Spy

The strange, fascinating story of Martha Dodd

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Femmes Fatales: How German Women Used Femininity for Evil During World War II

As nurses, spouses, or secretaries, German women in the east were helpmeets. A new book examines their roles in the Holocaust.

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Do Your Favorite Gummy Bears Have a Nazi Past?

Questions you never thought you’d have to ask

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Germany to Stop Publishing ‘Der Landser’

After pressure from the Simon Wiesenthal Center

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Parsing Max Von Oppenheim’s Legacy

Oppenheim biographer Lionel Gossman responds to Walter Laqueur’s review

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Germany Investigating 50 Auschwitz Guards

40 of the suspected former guards alive in Germany, many will face charges

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The True Story of the German Jew Who Tracked Down the Kommandant of Auschwitz

In an excerpt from Thomas Harding’s thrilling ‘Hanns and Rudolf,’ Rudolf Höss is taken prisoner, and beaten

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Terrorist Chic in France, From the Jeu de Paume Exhibit to Al Durah to Muhammed Merah

A controversial new exhibit celebrates mass murderers and raises war propaganda to the level of high art

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Living the Nightmare of Mass Murder in Oscar-Nominated Doc The Act of Killing

Joshua Oppenheimer’s brutal film about the Indonesian genocide shows us what history looks like when blood-soaked sociopaths win

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The Ukrainian Nazi Living in Minnesota

94-year-old Michael Karkoc has been in the United States since 1949

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Hitler’s Jewish Soccer League

A new documentary exposes the football team of the Terezin ghetto—part of the Nazis’ strategy to fool the world

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The Jewish Brando

John Garfield, the tough, underrated Hollywood star who would have turned 100 today, embodied Jewish pride

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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?

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A Personal Note on Our Hollywood Rescuer Story

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

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Gun Control and the Holocaust

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

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Isaac Zuckerman Unbound

An excerpt from a dramatic new account of the young Jews behind the Warsaw Ghetto Underground