Hitler’s Toilet Is in New Jersey: A Yacht’s Commode, in an Auto-Repair Shop

For half a century, Greg’s Auto Repair has housed the commode from Aviso Grille, the Führer’s biggest yacht

Klemens von Klemperer (1916-2012)

Historian and writer who chronicled German resistance dies at 96

Holocaust Poetry, Saved Again

New translations of three astonishing poems, which evoke the horror of the Lodz ghetto and its aftermath

Israel Reaches Six Million Jewish Residents

Debating the meaning of the milestone

Beate Gordon (1923-2012)

At age 22, Gordon wrote women’s rights into the Japanese constitution

Daybreak: Poll Shows Support for Two States

Plus more fuel for the theory that Adolf Hitler escaped Berlin for Argentina

Sundown: All Hagel, All the Time

Plus hundred of Jewish tombstones recovered in Greece after long search

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

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