World War II

In a shudderingly explicit new exhibition, Berlin hosts 100 works created in the ghettos and camps of WWII Europe. It's art that survived the Holocaust – even if the artists didn't. Discover the beauty formed in an era of darkness, through Apr 3. more

Feb 8, 2016 1:00 PM Art

In the 1920s, Lilli Henoch was Germany’s greatest multi-sport athlete. Martin-Heinz Ehlert has dedicated the past 25 years of his life to giving the young Jewish woman her rightful place in German sporting history. more

Dec 14, 2015 12:00 AM People

Take a stroll around the Bayerisches Viertel in Schöneberg. Among its well-manicured facades, the street signs tell a different story. Using images and text, they form an informative and moving story of what happened from 1933 to 1945. more

Dec 11, 2015 2:00 PM Zeitgeist

Hanukkah started yesterday, and we've got a series of Jewish-themed articles to mark the occasion! To begin, Berlin historian Herrmann Simon taped his mother's incredible true story of survival in WWII, now out in English as Underground in Berlin. more

Dec 7, 2015 12:45 PM Zeitgeist

Whether you say "Merry Christmas", "Happy Hanukkah" or "Eid Milad Majid", there's something for you in this month's issue: from gifts to Willkommenskultur, euthanasia to climate change, WWII explosives to German husband-hunting. On newsstands now! more

Nov 30, 2015 3:45 PM Features

OUT NOW! Rick Ostermann stuns in his poignant directorial debut about a boy separated from his brother during WWII in WOLFSKINDER. more

Sep 1, 2014 1:25 PM Film

INSIDE: Political pointers: our special lights the way through September's elections and scrutinises Germany's plagiarising politicians. PLUS: Mexico in Berlin – beyond the burrito, WWII bunkers, Lit Fest 2013, Berlin Art Week, and much, much more! more

Aug 28, 2013 12:00 AM Features

We take a look back over the moments in history when Berlin stood on the brink of annihilation. more

Dec 18, 2012 12:00 PM , , , Zeitgeist

Picked up our Apocalypse issue yet? There's plenty of doom packed in it, but back in 2004, we spoke with author Jörg Friedrichs about another Berlin Armageddon. more

Dec 13, 2012 12:00 PM People 1 Comments

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