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Iran Is Nazi Germany. Or the Soviet Union. Or Neither?

The argument over the nuclear deal pits Israel’s paranoid essentialism against Obama’s reformist belief in the possibility of change

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The Nazi Romance With Islam Has Some Lessons for the United States

Two new important histories look at Hitler’s fascination with Islam and Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey

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How the Ghosts of the Holocaust Haunted the 1960s, But Quietly

The evolution of Jewish American political discourse from outsider counter-culture to ‘never again a victim’

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Hitler’s Childhood Home to Become a Museum

Nazi leader’s former residence in Austria will be a ‘House of Responsibility’

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A World Without Jews: Hitler’s Dream Still Makes Us Uneasy

Historian Alon Confino traces a source of today’s global anti-Semitism to the ethical revolution triggered by Kristallnacht

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Read Abe Foxman’s Introduction to ‘Mein Kampf’

As the book’s 2015 copyright expiration looms, it’s time to discuss its legacy

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Italian Agriculture Union Offers ‘Hitler Prize’

It’s for ethical treatment of animals. Seriously. (Update: the award is apparently a spoof)

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Secrets of English World War II Upper-Class Nazi Club Revealed by a Venetian Dandy

A new film about England’s avowed anti-Semites stirs a champion of European tolerance, liberalism, and civilization

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The Book Thief: How Stolen Nazi Documents Made Their Way to American Jewish Archives

Did Zosa Szajkowski save precious documents from the Nazis, or did he steal the cultural patrimony of French Jews?

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The Curator of Joy and Ashes

How ethnographer Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett became the keeper of Poland’s Jewish heritage

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Sundown: Gun Control Plan Emerging

Plus Massachusetts rabbi considering Senate run

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Scientology Is Not a Religion

Germany treats L. Ron Hubbard’s movement as a cult and a threat to democracy. The U.S. should follow its example.

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Nazi Collaborators or Victims?

With a reference to ‘Polish death camps,’ Barack Obama stumbled into a debate about World War II

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The Enemies of Our Enemies

The Salafis, Sunni Islamic extremists, are at least opposed to the most dangerous U.S. adversaries, the Shiites

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Bibi’s Political Inheritance

What remains of Revisionist Zionism, the ideology of the late Benzion Netanyahu, is its 11th commandment: Don’t be a fool.

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Fatherland

The Chilean novelist Roberto Bolaño’s The Third Reich is, like much of his fiction, filled with Nazis, the ultimate evil

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Tunnel Vision

Agnieszka Holland’s new Holocaust film, In Darkness, is a quietly moving take on a subject that should be inexhaustible—but isn’t

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Missing Morante

Lost Books

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Daybreak: The Talks Must Go On

Plus the Pope reductios ad Nazism, and more

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Why Is the Right Getting Away With Hitler Analogies?

In ‘New York’ Mag, a look at the health-care fight

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The Nazi of Nazareth

A new history examines the German theologians who made a Jesus in their own image