The Last Poet of Lodz

The untold story of the great epic poem of the Holocaust—and the generous, tragic hero who wrote it

Uruguay’s Bygone Jewish History

Remnants of Colonia del Sacremento reveal city’s Jewish history

Hitler on the Campaign Trail

Republican and Democratic politicians are reviving a favorite Nazi debating point this election season

What Went Wrong in Munich

How oversensitivity toward Germany’s Nazi past contributed to the murder of 11 Israeli athletes in 1972

A Soho House’s Hitler Youth

With its Berlin outpost in a former Nazi headquarters, is the chic club obscuring the building’s dark past?

Holocaust Agitprop in Berlin

A film of nude people playing in a gas chamber is but one piece aiming to shock at the Berlin Biennale art show

Haunted by Hitler’s Hangman

The French quasi-novel HHhH, by Laurent Binet, tells the tale of assassinated Nazi leader Reinhard Heydrich while wondering whether it need be retold

Sundown: Run, Suleiman Can’t?

Plus Barbara Walters talks tough, the Nazis’ lobbyist, and more

Avigdor Arikha’s Art of Pain

The skilled Israeli painter, a Holocaust survivor who died two years ago, has a major gallery show in New York. Plus: an interview with his daughter.

Günter Grass’ Stupid Poem About Israel and Iran

And how it is only a symptom of a larger German problem

Awaiting Appeal on Conviction, Demjanjuk Dies

Ukrainian-American was among last living (alleged) Holocaust camp guards

Who Shall Live

Reporter Dara Horn admires Varian Fry, who saved Jewish intellectuals from the Nazis, but she questions his belief that not all lives held equal value

Sundown: Israeli Marriage Inequality

Plus politics Valley-style, a pro-Israel symposium, and more

Hope Less

In Shalom Auslander’s new novel, the protagonist tries to wean himself of optimism while doing battle with the freeloader in his attic: Anne Frank

Listless

Steven Spielberg’s Schindler’s List is both a moral and an aesthetic disaster, an embodiment of much that is wrong with American-Jewish life

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