Some collectors have spent years on a quest for a rare relic—a Nazi-era typewriter with a key for the ᛋ ᛋ symbol
The untold story of how a team of Nazi commandos teamed up with Palestinian Arab leader Haj Amin al-Husseini to kill Jews
An analysis of photographs sold at a Jerusalem auction house offers new insight into the role of foreign accomplices in Hitler’s Final Solution
Not to be confused with the Knights Templar of medieval fame, they settled in Palestine and invented the Jaffa orange brand, before becoming enthusiastic Nazis
Remembering and honoring the courageous, often deadly, fight to defy and defeat National Socialism
Traitors or survivors, cowards or brave men—fools or wise heeders of Jewish parables on the sanctity of each individual life?
A new book, ‘The Berlin Mission,’ recounts the story of American diplomat Raymond Geist’s efforts to resist the Nazis from inside Germany
How my historical research into the Jew-licenses of Cologne freed me from the grip of hate
How religious Judaism helps shield the American president’s disparagement of globalism, cosmopolitanism, and other features of progressive secular Jewry from claims of anti-Semitism
How the architect of the Final Solution, an otherwise unremarkable bureaucrat, became a star character for film
The writer Henry Roth’s English was sometimes difficult. A school examination in Germany asked young people to understand it—and the lost shades of the Yiddish that preceded it.
How newly opened archives, a wider European scope, transnational narratives, and integrated big data are changing our understanding of the Shoah
On her 126th birthday, measuring the influence of the incomparable ‘dance performance artist’ who inspired entertainers from German Expressionism through to 1980s punk
The ship’s refugees seeking safe haven from the Nazis were victims of a global system that included America
Is the philosopher’s complexity enough to excuse his overt anti-Semitism? A dive into the so-called ‘black notebooks’ from the 1930s is revealing.
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.
How traditional and radical conservatives come to speak a common political language—that ultimately benefits the extremists
Germans stood by as Jewish businesses and synagogues were burned, tens of thousands of Jews were arrested, and nearly a hundred were killed. Shouldn’t doing nothing about it be criminal?
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