The Last Stage.
The heroism of Witold Pilecki.
Yair Lapid mangles history while Polish anti-Semitism increases.
Post-Holocaust towns populated by biblical ghosts.
I expected the women’s movement to evaporate as quickly as it had materialized. It was the worst cultural prediction of my life.
Benefiting neither Warsaw nor Jerusalem.
Learning a lesson from Theodor Herzl.
That is the question a new history of Polish Jewry in the 1930s asks and—with one large exception—answers well.
Mimicking the totalitarian habit of rewriting the past.
And it brings anti-Semitism with it.
Collaboration in the slaughter of the Jews on the one hand, “Jewish crimes” against Lithuanians on the other.
Heroic acts of rescue alongside terrible crimes.
What underlies Poland’s new Holocaust legislation.