The Fighting Congregation: In his posthumously published novel, Raphael Silver (right), who died in 2013, chronicles the power struggle in a Cleveland Reform temple.

    Chilly Scenes of Cleveland Synagogues

    What happens when a senior rabbi announces from the pulpit on Rosh Hashanah that he is suffering from ALS? In his posthumously published novel, Raphael Silver chronicles the power struggle.

    Early Supporters: Adolf Hitler attending a march of the Sturmabteilung, the paramilitary wing of the Nazi party, in 1932.

    Anatomy of the Murderers

    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.

    The Forgotten Face of History: Gunter Grass, author of ‘The Tin Drum,’ has died at the age of 87.

    Let's Get Honest About Gunter Grass

    Gunter Grass, who has died at 87, is praised for shining light of truth on the Nazi era. But given his trail of lies, Liam Hoare warns against turning the Nobel Laureate into a saint.

    The Life and Death of Jewish Lithuania

    Ghetto police are usually viewed as collaborators. A new book asks if the force in Kovno actually helped some Jews to survive the Holocaust — and fight the Nazis.

    Philip Glass Settles Some Old Scores

    Philip Glass’s Uncle Harry, his mother and the cost of pretty much everything feature prominently in the composer’s plainspoken and charming new memoir.