Remembering Senator Daniel Inouye

The long-serving senator’s war story

Mo Yan’s Jewish Interpreter

The D-student translator behind the Chinese winner of the Nobel Prize in literature

Death Masks at MoMA

The museum’s striking exhibit revives the work of Polish sculptor and Holocaust survivor Alina Szapocznikow

Soccer as a Wartime Prism

Author Simon Kuper uses soccer to show how, as Dutch Jews were killed, life went on for everyone else

A Find Unlocks Comics Mystery

A drawing by an American, discovered in a Jerusalem junk shop, reveals German Jewry’s lost grandeur

A Math Genius’s Sad Calculus

Benoit Mandelbrot, the father of fractal geometry, pens a disturbing new memoir on mathematics—and survival

Joseph Goebbels’s Violin

The haunted history of a famous violin

Isaac Zuckerman Unbound

An excerpt from a dramatic new account of the young Jews behind the Warsaw Ghetto Underground

The Last Poet of Lodz

The untold story of the great epic poem of the Holocaust—and the generous, tragic hero who wrote it

A Polish Village’s Secret

A farming town hid a Jewish-born teacher during the Holocaust. I went to dig up what it had buried.

Serbia’s Holocaust Memorist

Danilo Kiš’s fiction, newly translated, mined the Shoah with a Borgesian sense of mystery

In Defense of Bloodlands

The Yale historian explains his masterwork and its transnational narrative of the Holocaust

The Jewish Writer’s Dream Wife

Why I published Friderike Burger’s memoir of her service as femme de l’artiste to Stefan Zweig

Nazi Collaborators or Victims?

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

A Hidden Jew’s Hidden Art

The Czech Surrealist Jindřich Heisler’s mystical art, on view in Chicago, reflected the Holocaust he avoided

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