Jonathan Brent, the executive director of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, teaches at Bard College. He is the author of Inside the Stalin Archives and Stalin’s Last Crime.

The War Between Polish Nationalism and Holocaust History

Jonathan Brent speaks with Polish scholar Elżbieta Janicka about the campaign to absolve occupied Poland for its role in the Holocaust and blame Jews for their own slaughter


How Our Pious Literary Guardians Erase Ugly Truths and Leave Us Confused

Lionel Trilling saw Isaac Babel as he imagined or wanted Eastern European Jews to be, not as he really was

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