Julia M. Klein


How Modernist Artists Survived (and Sometimes Thrived) Under Nazis

By Julia M. Klein

How Modernist Artists Survived (and Sometimes Thrived) Under Nazis
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.Read More


Physicists of Two Masters

By Julia M. Klein

Physicists of Two Masters
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.Read More


Israeli Chef Dishes on Her New Berlin Hot Spot

By Julia M. Klein

Chef Haya Molcho of NENI. Photographs courtesy of NENI Read More


Maybe Eichmann Wasn't So Banal

By Julia M. Klein

Maybe Eichmann Wasn't So Banal
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?Read More


History Made and Broke David Laskin's Family

By Julia M. Klein

History Made and Broke David Laskin's Family
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.Read More



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