Holocaust

“The Job of a Novelist is to Talk About the Difficult Thing”

“The Job of a Novelist is to Talk About the Difficult Thing”
By April 23, 2015

A Q&A with Elisa Albert, author of the new novel ‘After Birth’ Read More

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Through Dance, New Exhibit Pays Tribute to Women of Auschwitz Resistance

Through Dance, New Exhibit Pays Tribute to Women of Auschwitz Resistance
By November 3, 2014

Choreography by Jonah Bokaer is moving, but there’s a dearth of historical context. Read More

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Rule #1: Don’t Kiss in the Anne Frank House

Rule #1: Don’t Kiss in the Anne Frank House
By October 26, 2014

At long last, that mawkish make-out scene from “The Fault in Our Stars” gets the smack-down it deserves. Read More

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“Humans of New York” Photoblog Captures Amazing Stories of Holocaust Survivors

“Humans of New York” Photoblog Captures Amazing Stories of Holocaust Survivors
By July 29, 2014

The comments will restore your faith in humanity. (Or at least, internet commenters.) Read More

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Alexis Fishman’s Star Turn in “Der Gelbe Stern”

Alexis Fishman’s Star Turn in “Der Gelbe Stern”
By July 21, 2014

Australian chanteuse charms audience—and satirizes Nazism—in sexy, Weimar-era cabaret. Read More

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Anne Frank Would Have Turned 85 Today

Anne Frank Would Have Turned 85 Today
By June 12, 2014

“Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.”—Anne Frank Read More

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Boris Fishman on Grandfathers, Russian Hirsuteness, and the Immigrant Experience

Boris Fishman on Grandfathers, Russian Hirsuteness, and the Immigrant Experience
By June 12, 2014

“Russian culture tends to go soulful and deep much more quickly than American culture.” Read More

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