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The Satmar Rebbe and the Destruction of Hungarian Jewry: Part 1

The terrible cost of Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum’s life and actions during the Holocaust, and his later extremism

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My Cousin Harry: A Jewish Story of the Greatest Generation

Through a portrait of a war vet who loved children, a glimpse of a lost Jewish-American world

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Long-Lost Plea to FDR Revives Question: How Could Europe’s Jews Have Been Saved?

A ‘60 Minutes’ segment, an archivist, and the enduring legacy of assumptions that there was no way to skirt the law

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‘If You Could Lick My Heart It Would Poison You’

Is Pawel Pawlikowski’s new film ‘Ida’ the Polish answer to ‘Aftermath,’ or a story of Jewish suffering and sacrifice?

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How the Depression Blinded American Jews to Their German Relatives’ Pleas for Help

In 1936, Nazis celebrated Easter with Judenrein eggs—but a new book of family letters shows the crisis didn’t translate

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How the Postwar Shift of Global Power to Washington Set the Stage for Today’s Geopolitics

A new book examines the role of maps in shaping how policymakers imagined the new Middle East

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Hungarian Gold Train Stops for Good Americans, Bad Israelis in Ayelet Waldman’s New Novel

‘Love and Treasure’ weaves a multigenerational tale through World War II back to a lost European paradise

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U.S. Troops Get New Jewish Prayer Book

Military issues official siddur for the first time since World War II

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The Jewish Woman Who Was the Liaison Between the Nazis and American Rescue Groups

In 1941, Gertrude van Tijn traveled to Lisbon in a last-ditch effort to save Europe’s Jews from annihilation. She was already too late.

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Obama to Award Jewish Veterans Posthumous Medal of Honor

Minority soldiers from WWII, Korean War, and Vietnam War to be honored

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Why Didn’t FDR Help European Jews? Hints in His Decision To Intern Japanese Americans

Now, 70 years after the Supreme Court upheld the internment of civilians in WWII, it may revisit the ruling

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Did the French Become Holocaust Deniers by Talking Too Much?

A new book in France aims to set the record straight about national awareness of the horrors of the Shoah

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How ‘The Monuments Men’ Became a Film

Talking to Robert Edsel, author of the book the new movie is based on

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‘The Monuments Men’ Shows How America Saved Paintings While Letting Jews Die

Audiences may not feel quite so good about the new George Clooney film once they learn the full story behind WWII art rescue efforts

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Soon There Will Be No More Survivors

Watch this presentation: We say people must remember the Holocaust in the future, but we’re ignoring its victims today.

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Anxiety Is Not Only a Jewish Disorder, Reveals Brilliant and Compassionate New Memoir

Scott Stossel’s ‘My Age of Anxiety’ does for crippling fears what Andrew Solomon’s ‘The Noonday Demon’ did for depression

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German Town Revokes Hitler’s Citizenship

Opponents argue that it is a distortion of history

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Don’t Invoke the Holocaust in Gun Debate: Part 719

Steven Fulop, Jersey City mayor and grandson of survivors, attacked by NRA

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When Stanley Marcus Invited Nazi Collaborator Coco Chanel to Dallas

In the late 1950s, the Jewish department store mogul salvaged Chanel’s reputation—and burnished his own

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The Hills Are Alive, Not Dead, With NBC’s Live ‘Sound of Music’

The Tattler: So what if Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer revive the Von Trapps? Is that so wrong?

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The Search for My Uncle Harry

When his B-17 went down 70 years ago today, a mystery was born

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One of the Most Remarkable Books About the Holocaust Was Just Published

In Slavko Goldstein’s newly translated ‘1941,’ Nazi-backed fascists tear through the Balkans. Yugoslavia never recovered.

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New Report Links 94-Year-Old Ukrainian Nazi in Minnesota to Massacre

More horrific allegations against Michael Karkoc emerge

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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.

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World Series: Breslow, Beards, and Nuremberg

The series is tied at 2-2, but so much more is going on

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Do Your Favorite Gummy Bears Have a Nazi Past?

Questions you never thought you’d have to ask

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A History of the Grandparents I Never Had

A newly translated excerpt unearths the lives—from the shtetl to Auschwitz—of ancestors who died before the author was born

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The Problem With That Holocaust Video Game

A few guesses as to why Nintendo passed on the perplexing game

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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

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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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