How Jewish immigrants negotiated pressure to learn Western languages and maintain links between the Diaspora and Zion
Why the Israeli child of Holocaust survivors was the right person to hear the reclusive artist out and tell her tale
Caroline Moorehead gives a new account of Le Chambon, where Jews were given refuge by Righteous Gentiles
Why Holocaust accounts—and their fictions or omissions—can be a threat to the history of a complicated, tragic human reality
Reporter Sarah Wildman’s grandfather escaped Vienna in 1938. Long after he died, she discovered the life—and lover—he left behind.
Born by his own account of ‘the mud of the Occupation,’ the French author remains haunted, like his compatriots, by memory
New novels answer Irving Howe’s question: Can we accept aesthetic pleasure in a book about the Shoah?