Gershom Scholem chose Israel; Theodor Adorno returned to Germany.
“Good Lord, the Christian woman understood!”
How the Dutch painter’s legacy, and that of modern art in general, became intertwined with the fate of European Jewry.
He didn’t so much write about Jews as about their absence.
From Nazi Germany to a kibbutz to fighting the Axis in Africa.
Hidden in the wall of a German home, then sold on eBay.
Einstein called her a “creative mathematical genius.”
Judaism’s “self-contained system of ethics.”
The German-Jewish poet embraced “the Great Aristophanes of Heaven.”
Lag ba-Omer and a German Jew’s path to a once-neglected subject.
From right and left, jihadist and Querdenker.
Heinrich Heine’s prediction of Nazism remains relevant today.
Walter Kaufmann, who nonetheless chose Judaism.