After the war, could Jews be found guilty of partnering with the Nazis? Dan Porat’s insightful ‘Bitter Reckoning’ seeks an answer.
Chris Weitz’s new ‘Operation Finale’ elegantly escapes turning into another dreary film that’s too embalmed in reverence to deal with real emotions
How ‘Eichmann in Jerusalem’ led the thinkers into a principled disagreement over Zionism and universalism that ultimately broke their quarter-century bond
Rokhl’s Golden City: In the off-days of Sukkot: not going to shul, going out with observant friends to hear an all-female klezmer band, and visiting Eichmann at a museum
H.G. Adler survived the Holocaust to write a monumental, meticulous study of the Nazi’s ‘model community,’ one of the first of its kind, in German. Why did it take so long to be translated to English?
What kind of Zionist was Gershom Scholem?