The backlash against a finance minister’s recent remarks exposes a weakness in Germany’s embrace of their unique legacy
From smashing Google Glasses to rejecting peace talks, failing to understand natural rights is leading to some very dark places
Members of the Mimouna Club have made it their mission to learn about Jews and Jewish life as a way of learning about themselves
In ‘A Bintel Brief,’ Liana Finck draws a love-letter to the cowards, stoolies, brides, and sons who inspired Abraham Cahan
As the NBA playoffs begin, a new book revives the big stars, drugs, sex, and rivalries of Magic Johnson’s 1980s basketball dynasty
The cab-driving poet and his wife marched alone together in the Israel Day Parade
Gabriel Negrin, 25, the new head rabbi of Athens, will soon become the country’s chief rabbi—with an eye on renewing traditions
Video: The former Soviet republic’s Jewish history dates back millennia. This simple recipe is one of the community’s treasures.
My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
94-year-old Michael Karkoc has been in the United States since 1949
A new documentary exposes the football team of the Terezin ghetto—part of the Nazis’ strategy to fool the world
John Garfield, the tough, underrated Hollywood star who would have turned 100 today, embodied Jewish pride
Why couldn’t Soviet Jews see the dictator—who died 60 years ago—for the anti-Semitic murderer that he was?
A commenter adds to our story about Hollywood and World War II
Gun-rights advocates cite Nazi laws in their defense of the Second Amendment. Is the comparison fair?
An excerpt from a dramatic new account of the young Jews behind the Warsaw Ghetto Underground
The untold story of the great epic poem of the Holocaust—and the generous, tragic hero who wrote it
Remnants of Colonia del Sacremento reveal city’s Jewish history
Republican and Democratic politicians are reviving a favorite Nazi debating point this election season
How oversensitivity toward Germany’s Nazi past contributed to the murder of 11 Israeli athletes in 1972
With its Berlin outpost in a former Nazi headquarters, is the chic club obscuring the building’s dark past?
A film of nude people playing in a gas chamber is but one piece aiming to shock at the Berlin Biennale art show
The French quasi-novel HHhH, by Laurent Binet, tells the tale of assassinated Nazi leader Reinhard Heydrich while wondering whether it need be retold
Plus Barbara Walters talks tough, the Nazis’ lobbyist, and more
In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
Liel Leibovitz, who has a new book out on the rock ’n’ roll poet, looks at how Cohen’s songs evolved from bleak to transcendent
Correspondence templates taught Jews both literacy and how to be modern. A new anthology shows their entertainment value.