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  • “The Flat” uncovers a relationship between a Nazi and a Jew

    By  Tom Tugend

    October 17, 2012 | 1:51 pm

    The Israeli documentary “The Flat” begins in a Tel Aviv apartment, where half a dozen people are clearing out 70 years of clutter left behind by their grandmother, who has died recently at 98.

    After this deceptively low-key start, Arnon Goldfinger, the film’s director, writer and...

  • Nazi secretary to newspaper: Joseph Goebbels was a horrible boss

    By Danielle Berrin

    September 2, 2011 | 3:42 pm

    Here’s a striking secretary image: Brunhilde Pomsel typing away as Joseph Goebbels waxes poetic on a “Jew-free” Germany.

    In a deliberately titillating story about “Nazi Secretaries” The Daily Beast reports some tidbits about the ladies who compromised their conscience for powerful...

  • Power Begets Madness in ‘Steps’

    By Robert David Jaffee

    May 25, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    As Stanley Milgram's fake, electrical-shock experiments showed several decades ago, many of us, when put into a position of power, may end up wielding our newfound authority with a tinge of sadism.

    Michael Halperin, who wrote "All Steps Necessary," a new Holocaust-themed play being...