New novels answer Irving Howe’s question: Can we accept aesthetic pleasure in a book about the Shoah?
Visiting Warsaw with my uncle, I saw a different part of WWII history
Universal Studios chief Carl Laemmle helped hundreds flee Nazi Germany
Philosopher Bettina Stangneth’s brilliant, newly translated study of the origins of evil shows why radicals like ISIS act like Nazis
The Austrian writer presented an ideal of what Europe might have been and might one day be
Historian Alon Confino traces a source of today’s global anti-Semitism to the ethical revolution triggered by Kristallnacht
The late Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum and his disciples’ interpretation of his decisions and actions during the Holocaust
The terrible cost of Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum’s life and actions during the Holocaust, and his later extremism
Through a portrait of a war vet who loved children, a glimpse of a lost Jewish-American world
A ‘60 Minutes’ segment, an archivist, and the enduring legacy of assumptions that there was no way to skirt the law
Is Pawel Pawlikowski’s new film ‘Ida’ the Polish answer to ‘Aftermath,’ or a story of Jewish suffering and sacrifice?
In 1936, Nazis celebrated Easter with Judenrein eggs—but a new book of family letters shows the crisis didn’t translate
A new book examines the role of maps in shaping how policymakers imagined the new Middle East
‘Love and Treasure’ weaves a multigenerational tale through World War II back to a lost European paradise
Military issues official siddur for the first time since World War II
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.
Minority soldiers from WWII, Korean War, and Vietnam War to be honored
Now, 70 years after the Supreme Court upheld the internment of civilians in WWII, it may revisit the ruling
A new book in France aims to set the record straight about national awareness of the horrors of the Shoah
Talking to Robert Edsel, author of the book the new movie is based on
Audiences may not feel quite so good about the new George Clooney film once they learn the full story behind WWII art rescue efforts
Watch this presentation: We say people must remember the Holocaust in the future, but we’re ignoring its victims today.
Scott Stossel’s ‘My Age of Anxiety’ does for crippling fears what Andrew Solomon’s ‘The Noonday Demon’ did for depression
Opponents argue that it is a distortion of history
Steven Fulop, Jersey City mayor and grandson of survivors, attacked by NRA
In the late 1950s, the Jewish department store mogul salvaged Chanel’s reputation—and burnished his own
The Tattler: So what if Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer revive the Von Trapps? Is that so wrong?
When his B-17 went down 70 years ago today, a mystery was born
In Slavko Goldstein’s newly translated ‘1941,’ Nazi-backed fascists tear through the Balkans. Yugoslavia never recovered.
More horrific allegations against Michael Karkoc emerge