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In the Boxcar

Seventy people, speeding into the unknown

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The Unforgivable Sin of Survival

Only now, years after he survived Auschwitz, can we hear the alienation and fury of H.G. Adler’s newly translated ‘Shoah Trilogy’

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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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No Banality in This Evil

A new documentary and a new book look at Himmler and Eichmann through newly discovered letters

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U.S. Pays Social Security to Suspected Nazis

Government offered continued benefits to Nazis who agreed to leave U.S.

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Martin Amis and Howard Jacobson Get the Holocaust Backwards, From Different Angles

New novels answer Irving Howes question: Can we accept aesthetic pleasure in a book about the Shoah?

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Relearning Polish History Through the Eyes of a Resistance Fighter

Visiting Warsaw with my uncle, I saw a different part of WWII history

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The Hollywood Mogul Who Saved My Father’s Life

Universal Studios chief Carl Laemmle helped hundreds flee Nazi Germany

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Adolf Eichmann Is Alive and Well and Living in the Middle East

Philosopher Bettina Stangneth’s brilliant, newly translated study of the origins of evil shows why radicals like ISIS act like Nazis

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Stefan Zweig’s Illusion of a Good Europe That Never Was Bewitches Us Still

The Austrian writer presented an ideal of what Europe might have been and might one day be

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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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The Satmar Rebbe and the Destruction of Hungarian Jewry: Part 2

The late Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum and his disciples’ interpretation of his decisions and actions during the Holocaust

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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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