Helen Keller’s Letter to Nazi Germany

In 1933, she attacked book-burning German students

The Shining Is About What?

Room 237 uses Talmudic exegesis to uncover whether Kubrick’s film is about Indians, the Holocaust, or bears

Sundown: Shocking New Data on Holocaust

Plus the proliferation of the “Israel Lobby” in popular culture

Still Hunting Nazis

After half a century tracking down Nazis for prosecution, Serge Klarsfeld says his work continues

Isaac Zuckerman Unbound

An excerpt from a dramatic new account of the young Jews behind the Warsaw Ghetto Underground

Gospel Music’s Jewish Genius

The Fan Who Knew Too Much collects Anthony Heilbut’s essays on politics, culture, and gospel music

Bottome’s Up

Lost Books

War Papers

A trove of medieval scrolls, smuggled out of Afghanistan into the hands of London art dealers, could shed new light on a once-vibrant Jewish heritage

The Rescuer

Varian Fry led the effort to save Hannah Arendt, Marc Chagall, and thousands of other European intellectuals from the Nazis. Why was he forgotten?

The Pugilist

Friends and Politics, Part 3: Norman Podhoretz. The neoconservative icon and I weren’t personally close, but we shared a more important bond, over the struggle to defend Israel and American Jewry.

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