Holocaust

Suzanne Loebl

I Fled Nazi Germany, and I See Myself in Syrian Refugees I Fled Nazi Germany, and I See Myself in Syrian Refugees

A Holocaust refugee speaks out against Trump’s Muslim ban.

Feb 6, 2017 / Suzanne Loebl

History on Trial, On-Screen

History on Trial, On-Screen History on Trial, On-Screen

Challenging Holocaust deniers was messier in real life than in the new film Denial.

Oct 25, 2016 / D.D. Guttenplan

Israeli President Shimon Peres

Shimon Peres and the Zionist Nightmare Shimon Peres and the Zionist Nightmare

The former Israeli president was the very tragic hero of a not-funny comedy.

Sep 28, 2016 / Back Issues / Amos Kenan

Ghostly Presences

Ghostly Presences Ghostly Presences

Unable to write effectively but unable to remain silent, W.G. Sebald, like the narrator of The Emigrants, is condemned to speak unsatisfactorily.

Aug 17, 2016 / Books & the Arts / Becca Rothfeld

This Man Was Jailed for Seeking Restitution of Property Stolen by the Nazis

This Man Was Jailed for Seeking Restitution of Property Stolen by the Nazis This Man Was Jailed for Seeking Restitution of Property Stolen by the Nazis

The Austrian government risks looking like it’s trying to silence an outspoken critic of its horrific behavior during the Nazi era.

Oct 22, 2015 / William D. Cohan

Poland Jewish Museum

In the Unlikeliest of Places, a Museum Dedicated to Jewish Life In the Unlikeliest of Places, a Museum Dedicated to Jewish Life

On the site of the Warsaw Ghetto, the Museum of the History of Polish Jews celebrates a thousand years of tradition and culture.

Jul 31, 2015 / Monika Zgustova

The Trials of Hannah Arendt

The Trials of Hannah Arendt The Trials of Hannah Arendt

Many have delighted in judging Hannah Arendt, maybe because they have feared her judgment.

May 12, 2015 / Books & the Arts / Corey Robin

When the World Became a Huge Penitentiary

When the World Became a Huge Penitentiary When the World Became a Huge Penitentiary

An eloquent portrait of underground life among the undocumented and the damned of the earth.

Mar 23, 2015 / Encounter / Emma Goldman and Vivian Gornick

Less Is More

Less Is More Less Is More

The dense details in Berlin’s memorial museums overwhelm the stories they try to tell.

Jan 14, 2015 / Books & the Arts / Julia M. Klein

The Haus of Maus

The Haus of Maus The Haus of Maus

Art Spiegelman’s twitchy irreverence

Aug 27, 2014 / Books & the Arts / Alisa Solomon

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