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.

Do Your Favorite Gummy Bears Have a Nazi Past?

Questions you never thought you’d have to ask

Germany to Stop Publishing ‘Der Landser’

After pressure from the Simon Wiesenthal Center

Parsing Max Von Oppenheim’s Legacy

Oppenheim biographer Lionel Gossman responds to Walter Laqueur’s review

Germany Investigating 50 Auschwitz Guards

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

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

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

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

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

The Ukrainian Nazi Living in Minnesota

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

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

The Jewish Brando

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

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?

Isaac Zuckerman Unbound

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

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