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5 Tips for Killing Baby Hitler

Warren Holstein | Posted 10.27.2015 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

New highly secret NSA intelligence-gathering techniques and advanced data analysis of all of your social media timelines has further enabled us to determine that you are the perfect candidate to travel back in time to the late 19th century and kill "Baby" Hitler. Congratulations!

Germany Takes Blame For Holocaust After Netanyahu Comments

Reuters | Benjamin Hart | Posted 10.21.2015 | World

BERLIN, Oct 21 (Reuters) - The German government said on Wednesday that responsibility for the Holocaust lay with the Germans, after Israel's prime mi...

'Never Surrender,' John Kelly's Chronicle of Winston Churchill, Great Britain, And The Fateful Summer Of 1940, Is A Feast For History Buffs

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 10.20.2015 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

Kelly is a narrative historian who doesn't succumb to the ever more popular practice of emphasizing narrative over history. So "Never Surrender" begins in 1919, with the Victory Day Parade in London.

Polish Heritage Month Reveals Significant Underreported Stories From World War II

Greg Archer | Posted 10.20.2015 | Chicago
Greg Archer

Growing up in Chicago in the 1970s, I was aware that my parents were Polish immigrants. My father, William Krzos, was an engineer at GTE -- I was intrigued by his vague remarks about being in a German labor camp.

Marco Rubio and Hitler? Says Who?

Lev Raphael | Posted 09.26.2015 | Politics
Lev Raphael

I think Debbie Wasserman Schultz should apologize for issuing a statement with no basis in fact and wasting her time on a totally wrong-headed, insulting attack -- and for invoking the holiest day of the Jewish year to make her bogus points.

What Nazi Propaganda Can Teach Us about ISIS

Steven Luckert | Posted 09.11.2015 | World
Steven Luckert

In 1924, Adolf Hitler described propaganda as "a terrible weapon in the hands of an expert." For two decades, the Nazis showed the world what a devastating weapon it could be.

Deutsche Bank über alles...

Joel Sucher | Posted 09.11.2015 | Politics
Joel Sucher

While other mega-banks have suffered the slings and arrows of regulatory retaliation there's something unique about Deutsche's problems and for me it's personal. I was born in Lubeck in Deutschland's north a few years after the war

Art for Art's Sake

George Heymont | Posted 09.10.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

Some people doodle. Others diddle or dawdle. But for those who feel compelled to draw, to dance, or to dabble, there is an inner fire which must be fed. Feeding that fire makes perfect sense to those who are creative. Trying to explain the process to others can be incredibly difficult.

Let's Talk About Male Hormones

Lori Day | Posted 08.14.2015 | Women
Lori Day

There are good things about testosterone, like the way it builds strong bones and muscles, or makes guys grow sexy chest hair. But I'm seeing a pattern to violence and aggression and the clouded judgment that unleashes that angry poison onto the world, namely that it is usually male.

A Jew is a Jew

Rabbi Levi Welton | Posted 07.13.2016 | Religion
Rabbi Levi Welton

This is a time period during which we can not afford to be at odds with one another. At a time when we are faced with an existential threat of a nuclear Iran, there is absolutely no place for divisive rhetoric and diatribe against each other.

It's a Boy!

Jonathan Richards | Posted 06.11.2016 | Politics
Jonathan Richards

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Week to Week News Quiz for 6/5/15

John Zipperer | Posted 06.05.2016 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Sometimes, it feels as if you're the only person not running for president. Take our latest Week to Week news quiz and see if you know enough to throw your hat in the ring.

Conversation With Author Robert Rosen

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 06.03.2016 | Books
Michael Nirenberg

Robert Rosen's newest book Bobby in Naziland: A Portrait of the Author As a Young Jew explores the author's childhood growing up in 1950's and 1960's postwar Jewish Brooklyn under the shadow of the Holocaust.

Hitler's Horse Statues Found After Yearlong Investigation

Posted 05.21.2015 | World

BERLIN (AP) — A German investigation into black market art has recovered two bronze horse statues that once stood in front of Adolf Hitler's grand c...

On The Future of Wagnerism, Part 6: The Wagner Family and Questions of Forgiveness (Conclusion)

Lawrence D. Mass, M.D. | Posted 05.12.2016 | Arts
Lawrence D. Mass, M.D.

Just as we think of the films of the exceptionally gifted Leni Riefenstahl as Nazi art, so we are in an inexorable process of appreciating much of the art of Richard Wagner as such.

On the Future of Wagnerism, Part 5: The Wagner Family and Questions of Forgiveness

Lawrence D. Mass, M.D. | Posted 05.12.2016 | Arts
Lawrence D. Mass, M.D.

Instead of asking for forgiveness or otherwise expressing regret for the past, or even honestly and clearly acknowledging it, what most of these Nazi-tainted German artists have done at best, individually or collectively, is what might be called gestures of redress

Hitler, Franco, and a Banker: The Path Not Taken in Nazi Germany

Elizabeth Nicholas | Posted 06.22.2015 | World
Elizabeth Nicholas

I spoke with Pierpaolo Barbieri about his re-framing of the relationship between two of the world's most despised men, the intrinsic danger of absolute power, and historical memory's very long shadow.

Bill Plympton, the Anti-Disney Goes Cheatin'

Brandon Judell | Posted 06.13.2015 | Arts
Brandon Judell

Bill Plympton is not a genius, or so he insists, although none of his thousands of fans would be shocked if a MacArthur "Genius Grant" came his way.

The Déjà Vu of Russia's Rough Justice

Alex Storozynski | Posted 06.08.2015 | World
Alex Storozynski

As Europe commemorates the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, a troll army secretly floods websites with pro-Putin propaganda while Russian government officials openly defend the indefensible. Moscow archivists are spreading misinformation to whitewash Soviet history.

First Nighter: Ronald Keaton Makes an Imposing 'Churchill'

David Finkle | Posted 04.17.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

When I was at college, a favorite pastime of mine was sitting around with a bunch of other procrastinators keen on determining the most important person of the 20th century. I maintained it was Winston Churchill.

Scholars in the Trenches: WWII Battle of the Bulge 70th Anniversary December 16, 1944-January 25, 1945

Lonna Saunders | Posted 03.31.2015 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

As 70th anniversary remembrances wind down, the Battle of the Bulge, also known as the Ardennes Campaign, remains the U.S. Army's bloodiest, longest, largest land battle.

Holocaust Depicted In LEGO Diorama For School Project

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.18.2015 | Weird News

When John Denno was assigned a school report on the Holocaust and the Nazi rise to power, the 16-year-old from Liverpool knew he had to provide visual...

Republican Congressman Randy Weber Apologizes For Comparing Obama To Hitler

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.13.2015 | Politics

Rep. Randy Weber (R-Texas) on Tuesday apologized for comparing President Barack Obama to Hitler. “I need to first apologize to all those offended...

Republican Congressman Compares Obama To Hitler

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.13.2015 | Politics

Rep. Randy Weber (R-Texas) compared President Barack Obama to German dictator Adolf Hitler on Monday night. The ultra-conservative congressman from...

Three Minutes to Remember: How Glenn Kurtz Resurrected a Forgotten Jewish Town In Poland and Its Citizens

Greg Archer | Posted 05.01.2015 | Impact
Greg Archer

I thought that I had done my part--simply write something about what my Polish family and their comrades had experienced. I was horribly wrong in that assessment.