Holocaust education isn’t the answer.
Benefiting neither Warsaw nor Jerusalem.
Filling the vacuum left when anti-Semitism went out of fashion.
The fate of the House of Fates.
That is the question a new history of Polish Jewry in the 1930s asks and—with one large exception—answers well.
Paintings from a Jew in hiding.
He also helped preserve the memory of his fellow fighters.
A Saudi Muslim leader speaks.
Aristides de Sousa Mendes.
Dutch police rounded up Jews and the government-in-exile ignored what it knew.
And most Britons won’t ask the tough questions.
When it comes to the horrors of the Holocaust, and to its heroine as a writer, it falls short.
A moral imperative.