Mike Nichols: ‘Jewish Humor Is a Way of Surviving’

An excerpt from Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish

Diane Von Furstenberg Restoring Venice Ghetto

Designer launches $12 million preservation project of 500-year-old ghetto

No Banality in This Evil

A new documentary and a new book look at Himmler and Eichmann through newly discovered letters

Auction of Holocaust Diarist’s Photos Canceled

Reclusive Mary Berg’s scrapbooks discovered at a PA estate sale this year

Lanzmann’s ‘Shoah’ Now Streaming Online

Viewers of the 10-hour documentary able to ‘take it in at their own pace’

Iconic New York City Jewish Café Closing

Theater district staple Cafe Edison was a hangout for writers and performers

Reexamining FDR’s Response to Kristallnacht

Ken Burns and others call it impressive, but the truth is less inspiring

Does ‘Village of Secrets’ Falsify French Rescue During the Holocaust?

Caroline Moorehead gives a new account of Le Chambon, where Jews were given refuge by Righteous Gentiles

Israeli Historian Otto Dov Kulka Tells Auschwitz Story of a Czech Family That Never Existed

Why Holocaust accounts—and their fictions or omissions—can be a threat to the history of a complicated, tragic human reality

Russell Brand: The Next Mahmoud Abbas?

The British comedian wants to run for London mayor. He’s a better fit to run the Palestinian Authority.

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