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Elijah and the Burning Synagogue

For Selichot in 1939, Ruzhan’s Jews prayed beside the ashes of the synagogue where they had almost been burned alive

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My Favorite Anti-Semite: Gregor von Rezzori

Twenty years after his death, why the German-language writer and memoirist yearned for an era he never knew

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In Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry, Trying To Find Hope

A Jewish man whose parents fled the Nazis and then left him at the notoriously brutal Smyllum Park Orphanage gave his testimony to the ongoing investigation into the history of the abuse of orphaned children in Scotland this week

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The Once and (Alt) Future Nazis

Today on Jewcy: Where does the new DC TV crossover line up with other alternative Jewish histories?

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A Noir Detective Named Bernie Solves Crimes in 1938 Berlin

Bookworm: The dude of Philip Kerr’s ‘The Pale Criminal’ abides—Nazis

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New Book Tells Forgotten Story of Hitler’s Failed Hollywood Takeover

And of how a Jewish spy stopped the brownshirts from marching down Wilshire

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Jewish Heroes and Nazi Monsters

Torah scribe, New Deal propagandist, unrelenting anti-Nazi: the many lives of ferocious cartoonist and illustrator Arthur Szyk at a jewel of a show at the New-York Historical Society

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Croatia Is Brazenly Attempting to Rewrite its Holocaust Crimes Out of History

An alarming and expanding wave of revisionism in Eastern Europe

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‘Great British Baking Show’ Host Dresses Like a Nazi, Breaks My Heart

As a new mother, I need this show for my sanity. What’s wrong with you, Paul Hollywood?

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What Is the Alt-Right?

Profiles in bigotry and hate from the Tablet archives

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The Intellectual Origins of the Alt Right

Who are the movement’s ideological forefathers? And what can they teach us about its present and, more importantly, its future? A dive into Tablet’s archives offers troubling insights.

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The World’s First Kung-Fu Holocaust Exploitation Flick!

Jackie Chan meets the Chinese Oskar Schindler in Israeli-Romanian co-production ‘Exodus to Shanghai’

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A New Ballet Matches Jewish Jewliet with Nazi Romeo

It’s as terrible and offensive as it sounds.

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Huge Collection of Nazi Artifacts Discovered in Hidden Room in Home Near Buenos Aires

The trove of 75 items is the largest discovery of Nazi-era artifacts in the country’s history

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What the AP’s Collaboration With the Nazis Should Teach Us About Reporting the News

Is it better to cooperate with dictatorships and authoritarian regimes and tell half the story with hands tied—or not tell the story at all?

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Hollywood’s Other Great Anti-Nazi Movie

Ernst Lubitsch’s ‘racy, risky black comedy of manners’ To Be or Not To Be is funnier and in many ways more fearless than its wartime cousin, Casablanca

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From ISIS to Populism: Nazi Propaganda Exhibit Assumes Evolving Meaning in Paris

A year after its first Paris showing, insights provided by a traveling exhibition from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum have evolved, as terrorism and the rise of nationalism remain key issues around the world

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Germany and the Concept of Collective Guilt

Do only psychopaths commit horrible mass crimes, or are we all more responsible than we are willing to admit? Two new histories of the Nazi war machine examine their leaders—and their soldiers.

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Remembering Elie Wiesel: A Tribute From a Friend and Disciple

The Holocaust survivor, Nobel laureate, author, activist, dead at 87

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A 94-Year-Old Former Auschwitz Guard Has Been Found Guilty of Accessory to Murder

Reinhold Hanning was sentenced to five years in prison by a German court on Friday

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Beyond ((( ))): Three More Ways to Troll the Internet’s Nazis

Here’s how you can show anti-Semites that they’re outside acceptable online discourse, show solidarity with the people they harass, and take back Taylor Swift

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12 Top American Comics With Nazis

Nazi Gorillas, ‘Swastika Sharks,’ booby-trapped Hitler-assassinating paintings, and a hot Third Reich vixen

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Cult Following

This week on Unorthodox: Drake plays house, plus Jewish Baseball Museum founder Jeff Aeder and writer and performer Carrie Poppy

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An Adorably Repugnant Nazi

A man taught his girlfriend’s dog to ‘Sieg Heil’ in order to make it less cute. Mission accomplished?

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Sticks and Stones

This week on Unorthodox: Trump supporters namedrop Auschwitz, plus debut novelist Jessamyn Hope and Nazi war-crimes expert Lawrence Douglas

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One Last Accused Nazi—in Queens

Jakiw Palij, a former guard at the Trawniki concentration camp, immigrated to the U.S. in 1949 as a refugee of war. Now 92, he lives in Queens and is believed to be the last ex-Nazi living in the U.S.

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Israel Releases Adolf Eichmann’s Handwritten Final Plea

On May 29, 1962, two days before he was hanged, Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann wrote a plea to Israeli President Yitzhak Ben-Zvi, arguing that he was a ‘mere instrument’ in the effort to exterminate Europe’s Jews

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Three Roads From Nuremberg

Seventy years to the day after the start of the epoch-defining trials, three Jewish advocates stand above the rest: Jacob Robinson, Sir Hersch Lauterpacht, and Raphael Lemkin

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Fabricating Palestinian Responsibility for the Nazi Genocide

How Benjamin Netanyahu could come to claim, and later retract, that the former mufti of Jerusalem, Hajj Muhammad Amin al-Husayni, led Hitler to the Final Solution

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The Riegner Cable, and the Knowing Failure of the West To Act During the Shoah

When and how did authentic information about the Holocaust first become known?

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