Video games are the medium of revenge, and for Israeli boys killing Hitler in Wolfenstein, that meant addressing some deep traumas
New book reveals extent of IKEA founder’s collaboration
Why this corner of the Shoah is often overlooked
First as cattle dealers and now as dairy farmers, the author’s family has long been defined by their cows. A trip back to their Bavarian homeland revealed this legacy to be more unusual—and fraught—than she’d ever imagined.
Sympathizing with Hitler—as Lars von Trier did this week at a much-publicized press conference at the Cannes film festival—may be the most Jewish thing the director has ever done
Plus the last Nazi war criminals, Cornel West, and more
Plus a classic anti-Nazi comic book, the Beastie Boys, and more
Israel’s leading military ethicist, Moshe Halbertal, argues that in some cases a pre-emptive nuclear strike might be moral while nuclear retaliation might not
The Zeitgeist movement is the first Internet-based apocalyptic cult, centered around a doomsday-proclaiming film and an ideology filled with classic anti-Semitic tropes
Plus Peretz in winter, and more in the news
Lawsuit could establish new class of plaintiffs
Newly revealed document shows CIA awareness
It’s time for Israel to rethink its rejection of the Armenian Genocide
Why isn’t a Jew allowed to hate a fellow Jew?
Simon Wiesenthal, painted in a new biography as a fame-seeking myth-maker, is also the man who insisted that the world face up to the Holocaust
Plus Lubavitcher Rabbi Krinsky sez: ‘Go Sawx!’ and more
‘Holocaust obfuscation’ continues in the Baltics
German man arrested after phone rings
Now that the U.S. is gone from the World Cup
But what about their neighbors who freed them?
Also, dog bites man
New site from Berlin documents the fate of art condemned by Nazis
Plus no aliyah for the iPad, name games, and more
Not of the clean variety
On Yom HaShoah, one woman’s story of tunneling from a Polish work camp
Plus dirty soup, matzo (basket)ball, and more
Plus Hitler the abortionist, the Sabbath Manifesto, and more
Mardi Gras Jieuxs Krewes, Nazis courting Muslims, and more
A new book examines how the Nazis tailored their message for Arab and Muslim audiences
Also some Nazi controversy, but who really cares?