The story of Jewish Philadelphia is one of immigrant hardship and breakthrough success. Julia M. Klein tells it through 9 objects and images.
Was Hitler mad? And how much support did he get from the German people? In a new essay collection, historian Richard J. Evans tackles some of the thorniest issues surrounding the Holocaust.
As far as we know, Abraham Lincoln never said, ‘Some of my best friends are Jewish.’ But he certainly could have, as a landmark new book from Jonathan Sarna and Benjamin Shapell reveals.
A new genre of Holocaust memoirs, told by grandchildren of survivors, poses a new dilemma to the authors: the limits of their knowledge and memory.
2015 looks to be a bumper year for Jewish books. From a history of Lincoln to an Arctic circle romance, Julia M. Klein presents 12 books to eagerly anticipate.
From true believers like Leni Riefenstahl to more conflicted figures such as Walter Gropius, some modernist artists survived the Nazi regime. A new book reveals how they did it.
When Nazis removed Jewish scientists from their posts, Nobel Prize winners Werner Heisenberg and Max Planck did little to defend their colleagues. A new book asks why.
The latest Israeli culinary sensation to open in Berlin is Haya Molcho’s NENI. The Tel Aviv-born restaurateur dishes about her passion for food.
Bettina Stangneth says that Adolf Eichmann was more committed to mass murder than Hannah Arendt believed. Now, Julia M. Klein asks: Which philosopher is right?
David Laskin’s new memoir is the saga of his family, who built businesses including the Maidenform Bra company but also suffered immeasurable losses from Nazi genocide.