A book that hasn’t lost its ability to appall.
Norman Podhoretz and the question of Jewish passivity during the Holocaust.
Paul de Man, the man.
Seventy years of libels.
Evil, but not so banal.
Incident at Vichy was first staged in 1965.
“The Führer occupied the god-shaped hole in what passed for the proud underling’s soul.”
In Eichmann before Jerusalem, Bettina Stangneth analyzes the Nazi official’s interviews and writings from the time he spent in Argentina between the end of World. . .
Götz Aly, a prominent (and often controversial) historian of Nazi Germany, has written a new book attempting to understand the underlying motivations for German anti-Semitism.. . .
As the intellectual historian Richard Wolin has explained, several recent works have firmly discredited Hannah Arendt’s famous (and notorious) Eichmann in Jerusalem and its. . .
A new study of Adolf Eichmann, true Nazi believer and proud of it, confirms the extent to which Hannah Arendt got him totally wrong.
Hannah Arendt’s portrayal of Adolf Eichmann as an unthinking functionary reflects a failure to comprehend the emotional dimensions of Nazism.
If Claude Lanzmann’s Shoah was a riposte to Hannah Arendt’s “banality of evil” thesis, his new film is a retort to her unflattering portrait of ghetto leaders. It. . .
In a new movie, Margarethe von Trotta attempts to fight Arendt’s battles over Eichmann in Jerusalem; she doesn’t understand those battles any better than Arendt. . .
The most polished writing and
sharpest analysis in the Jewish world.