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A Black Woman Discovers Her Family Tree’s Secret Nazi Roots

In her new memoir, Jennifer Teege learns that her grandfather was notorious concentration camp commander Amon Goeth

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A Tour Through Poland as Seen in ‘Ida’

Fans of the Oscar-winning film should start in the central Polish city of Lodz

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The Night I Spent in Jail in Hitler’s Hometown

A writer returns to the Austrian town 25 years after a strange übernachtung

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Is Schindler a Projection of Spielberg Himself?

‘Schindler’s List’ is a story of redemption—for both the film’s protagonist and its director

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The Biblical Side of ‘Saving Private Ryan’

Spielberg’s WWII epic alludes to Abraham Lincoln and Abraham the patriarch

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Is ‘Raiders’ the Most Audacious Holocaust Movie Ever?

Indiana Jones kicks off Spielberg retrospective at Museum of Jewish Heritage

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Obama Calls For Confrontation of Anti-Semitism

President named Ambassador for Humanity by USC Shoah Foundation

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Jewish Man Saved by Oskar Schindler Dies at 89

Abraham Zuckerman was featured in Steven Spielberg’s Schindler’s List

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The Original Schindler’s List Is for Sale. On eBay.

The opening bid price is a cool $3 million

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Ghosts of Soviet Holocaust Cinema Finally Escape From the Censors’ Files

Long-lost and suppressed classics with complicated depictions of the Shoah have found a revivalist champion

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Wu-Tang’s Kiddush

My family Kiddush became the haunting opening for Schindler’s List, and was sampled by the hip-hop collective

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Kubrick’s Lost Holocaust Film

America’s greatest Jewish director was haunted by the Nazi horror—too much to address it directly in film

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Sundown: Settler Rabbi Who Led Peace Efforts Dies

Plus bad things keep happening at bucolic Oberlin College

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Hollywood’s Unknown Rescuer

Before Schindler’s List, an L.A. studio boss saved hundreds of Jews from the Holocaust. Why was he alone?

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Sundown: Let The Next Fiscal Crisis Begin

Plus the youngest survivor on Schindler’s list dies at 83

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Schindler Backer’s Agitprop

Gerald Molen, the Oscar-winning producer behind Schindler’s List, is adding an anti-Obama film to his résumé

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Grandpa’s Secret Shoah

My grandfather never talked about his time in a concentration camp. Five years after his death, I finally heard his story.

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Brunch Comes to Poland

Polish has no word for a leisurely, late-morning meal, but brunch is catching on in Krakow, with french toast, stiff drinks, and schmoozing

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The Titans Are Life

As Zeus and Hades, Neeson and Fiennes essentially reprise their roles

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The Rescuer

Varian Fry led the effort to save Hannah Arendt, Marc Chagall, and thousands of other European intellectuals from the Nazis. Why was he forgotten?

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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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Faustian Bargain

The singular horror of the Holocaust is being lost in exchange for enshrining rare moments of inspiration and universal narratives of suffering

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Sundown: Meet the New Boss (of al-Qaida)

Plus Palin’s ‘Bird-Nose,’ and more

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Daybreak: Iranian Talks Produce More Talks

Plus Israel and Turkey near deal, and more in the news

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Top Ten for the Ninth of Av

Movies for the Mourning

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Daybreak: Abraham’s Children Squabble

Plus ‘Schindler’ lands ice dancers in 10th, and more in the news

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Sundown: Foxman Loves ‘Basterds’

Plus Norman Finkelstein, crazy college kids, and more

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Israeli Skaters Perform to ‘Hava Negila’

And tonight, the ‘Schindler’s List’ theme. Kidding?

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Lest We Remember

Saying “Never again” to Holocaust movies