A Jewish state in Angola? Or Madagascar? Or Saxony? Simone Zelitch’s stunningly original new novel “Judenstaat” explores what might have happened if the Jewish homeland had been established elsewhere.
Munich holds an infamous place in history as the birthplace of Nazism. A chilling new museum in the city demolishes the modern-day trend of making Adolf Hitler’s fanaticism seem normal.
What would life be like if your name were Hitler? A new documentary explores the delicate balance between unjust victimization and historical amnesia.
What if World War I could have been avoided? Would the world have actually been better off? One author isn’t so sure.
Daniel Libeskind. Louis Kahn. Frank Gehry. Their buildings are familiar, but what isn’t as well known is how Jewish mystical concepts might have influenced them.
As we enter 2014, major anniversaries of the 20th century’s two greatest conflicts will offer myriad opportunities for historical reflection. Gav Rosenfeld explains.
Ben Urwand’s new book about how Jewish-run film studios colluded with the Nazis has sparked intense debate. Gavriel Rosenfeld offers a guide to the real story behind the hype.
Historian Benjamin Ginsberg discovers that Jews did more than resist the Holocaust. In his new book, he writes they effectively helped bring about the Nazis’ defeat.
Adolf Hitler seems to be everywhere these days: Hitler tea pots, cats that look like the Fuhrer, even a disco Hitler. But why now — and what does it say about us?
What would the world have looked like if the Nazis had won World War II? In ‘The Afrika Reich,’ Guy Saville imagines the continent under German rule.