The Unforgivable Sin of Survival

Only now, years after he survived Auschwitz, can we hear the alienation and fury of H.G. Adler’s newly translated ‘Shoah Trilogy’

Kafka’s Gay, Hasidic Hebrew Teacher

Was Georg Mordechai Langer’s the first modern attempt to reconcile homosexuality and Judaism?

Prague Elects New Chief Rabbi

Czech capital’s Jewish community chooses a Prague native for the post

Remembering Murdered Researcher Jiři Fiedler

Jewish heritage archivist and his wife found dead in their Prague apartment

San Francisco Federation Chief Resigns; Woody’s Family Tree

Plus new fiction from Nicole Krauss, and more in the news

Krakow’s Main Square Ranked #1 in World

Lonely Planet names Rynek Głowny most beautiful square

Why I Didn’t Want To Visit a Concentration Camp—and Why I Changed My Mind

In Latvia, visiting a site where thousands were killed seemed too much to bear, until I saw a place where the living still gather

On Why the Czechs Voted With Israel

Examining the unlikely alliance

The Modern Golem

In a new graphic column, Judah Loew and his famous homemade creature time-travel to the wilds of New York City, circa 2012

Advocate

Norman Eisen, an old friend of Obama’s from Harvard Law School, is bolstering the forces of liberalism as ambassador to the Czech Republic

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