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  • This month marks the 70th anniversary of the infamous Wannsee Conference, where the Nazis arrived at the Final Solution.

  • Germany has a brand-new English-language Jewish newspaper, the Jewish Voice From Germany.

  • Photographer Aaron Weiner (featured on The Arty Semite here) talks about “Cycles of Violence,” his photo-collage response to 9/11.

  • The Brooklyn Museum displays early paintings by Eva Hesse, but leaves out their Jewish context.

  • Film critic and Yiddish cinema expert J. Hoberman has been laid off from the Village Voice. Here are 10 of his lessons for writing great film criticism.

  • The Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw has bought Zbigniew Libera’s Lego model concentration camps.

  • Edward Rothstein raves about the Museum of Jewish Heritage’s Emma Lazarus exhibit.

  • Daniel Johnson revisits the monumental impact of Vienna’s Jewish community.

  • How psychoanalyst Wilhelm Reich jumpstarted the Sexual Revolution.

  • Can anything be learned from Josef Mengele’s skull?

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