Stuck Between Berlin and Jerusalem

What kind of Zionist was Gershom Scholem?

Israel: The Original Terrorist State

Bruce Hoffman’s riveting new history of pre-1947 Palestine reviews the violent birth of the modern Jewish homeland

50 Years of ‘The Sound of Music’

Half a century after its release, the film’s historical inaccuracies glare

The Zionist Dream in the Poconos

An excerpt from the new memoir ‘Why Not Say What Happened’ conjures lost summer worlds

In the Boxcar

Seventy people, speeding into the unknown

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’

The Nazi Romance With Islam Has Some Lessons for the United States

Two new important histories look at Hitler’s fascination with Islam and Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey

No Banality in This Evil

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

U.S. Pays Social Security to Suspected Nazis

Government offered continued benefits to Nazis who agreed to leave U.S.

Martin Amis and Howard Jacobson Get the Holocaust Backwards, From Different Angles

New novels answer Irving Howes question: Can we accept aesthetic pleasure in a book about the Shoah?

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