In 1935, Father Charles Coughlin and other anti-Semites and white supremacists reached a peak of popularity in America. At the same time, the Motor City’s sports teams excelled. What’s not to be proud of?
A former Israeli spy describes his life and work in the 1960s and ’70s
Jewish athletes have won more Olympic medals for fencing than for any other sport
Campus Week: A memoir of discomfort—and progress—as a graduate student at the University of Michigan in the 1960s
How the Jewish mob fought American admirers of the Third Reich
Letters to and from the early-20th-century immigration service that sent thousands of Jews to America’s heartland
Yom Ha’atzmaut: How Jewish mobsters helped Israel gain its independence
Private letters to foreign relatives paint a harrowing picture of warnings largely unheeded
What did America offer them?
They stole. They murdered. But many Jewish mobsters still saw religious observance as an integral part of their identity.