In his latest book, “Black Earth,” historian Timothy Snyder posits that the Nazi destruction of Eastern European states made the Holocaust possible. In an exclusive interview, Snyder explains his theories and why they’re especially relevant today.
In ‘Black Earth,’ historian Timothy Snyder stresses how ‘statelessness’ facilitated mass murder — and could lead to future genocides.
In this, the second annual Forward Fives selection, we celebrate the year’s cultural output with a series of deliberately eclectic choices in film, music, theater, exhibitions and books. Here we present five of the most important Jewish non-fiction books of 2010. Feel free to argue with and add to our selections in the comments.
On Monday, Ruth Franklin wrote about sharing a stage with Yann Martel. She is the author of “A Thousand Darknesses: Lies and Truth in Holocaust Fiction.” Her blog posts are being featured this week on The Arty Semite courtesy of the Jewish Book Council and My Jewish Learning’s Author Blog series. For more information on the series, please visit: