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Welcome to the Forward’s coverage of Jewish culture. Visit here for the latest articles on Jewish culture, such as art, music, film and literature. Learn how even the most obscure person or moment in pop culture might have a “Secret Jewish History.” And stay up on the latest celebrity news and scandals, plus many more culturally significant events.

In this shattering film, the faustian allure of Nazism

Despite the fact that it’s an Academy Award-winning movie about the Holocaust, “Mephisto” is very good.

In Amsterdam, borne back ceaselessly into a Jewish past

“House on Endless Waters” is an intensely clever literary construction that never compromises readability.

How Nobel Prize-winning poet Derek Walcott identified with the Jews

Derek Walcott, who has died at the age of 87, empathized with the Jewish experience and enjoyed a close friendship with the poet Joseph Brodsky.

50 years later, ‘The Garden of the Finzi-Continis’ is a Holocaust film like no other

“The Garden of the Finzi-Continis” shows a different way to tell Shoah stories, by focusing on the world that came before calamity.

February 9: New Jersey: Peter Beinart in conversation with Jodi Rudoren

Please join Jodi Rudoren as she discusses with liberal columnist Peter Beinart whether peace is possible in Israel.

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