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  • Ben Carson on aborting baby Hitler: ‘I’m not in favor of aborting anybody’

    3 weeks ago

    Ben Carson, a staunch abortion foe, said he would not have aborted baby Hitler.

    Asked following the fourth Republican presidential candidates’ debate in Milwaukee on Tuesday whether he would be in favor of aborting baby Hitler, Carson, a front-runner in the GOP contest,...

  • New film looks at Hitler’s suicide

    By  Tom Tugend

    3 weeks ago

    The outsized figure of Adolf Hitler retains a strange fascination as the incarnation of absolute evil, responsible for the deaths of between 40 million and 50 million soldiers and civilians during World War II and the Holocaust.

    Even after Joseph Stalin’s top experts, who...

  • Hitler was shrewd, not so hypnotic, new German biography says

    3 weeks ago

    A new biography of Hitler by a prominent German historian is likely to stir controversy with its argument that the Nazi leader's political acumen has been underestimated and that the belief in his hypnotic grip over Germans is inflated.

    Peter Longerich's "Hitler," to be published...

  • Netanyahu: Nazis didn’t need mufti to perpetrate Holocaust

    October 30, 2015 | 11:58 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he did not mean to suggest the Nazi attempt to exterminate Jews depended on the Palestinian mufti of Jerusalem.

    [RELATED: The truth about Jerusalem’s grand mufti and Hitler]

    In a post on his official Facebook page, Netanyahu...

  • The mufti’s hotel was just ranked the best in the Middle East (yes, that mufti)

    October 22, 2015 | 2:03 pm

    This week we learned that the grand mufti of Jerusalem gave Hitler the idea for the Final Solution — or at least that Israel’s prime minister believes that.

    But it turns out that Palestinian nationalist Haj Amin al-Husseini was not merely a notorious anti-Zionist and anti-Semite:...

  • Hitler needed plenty of help to kill the Jews – but no inspiration

    By Michael Berenbaum

    October 21, 2015 | 3:07 pm

    In a speech to the World Zionist Congress, on Oct. 20, 2015, the prime minister of Israel said:

    “Hitler didn’t want to exterminate the Jews at the time [Nov. 28, 1941], he wanted to expel the Jews. And Haj Amin al-Husseini [the mufti of Jerusalem] went to Hitler and said, ‘If you...

  • After Netanyahu comments, Germany says responsibility for Holocaust is ours

    October 21, 2015 | 10:52 am

    The German government said on Wednesday that responsibility for the Holocaust lay with the Germans, after Israel's prime minister sparked controversy before a visit to Berlin by saying a Muslim elder had convinced Adolf Hitler to exterminate Jews.

    "All Germans know the history of...

  • Was Hitler’s anti-Semitism different than Khamenei’s?

    September 18, 2015 | 11:07 am

    Adolf Hitler’s anti-Semitism is generally seen as an aspect of his brutally absolutist German nationalism. For the Nazi dictator, the Germanic Aryans reigned supreme, the theory goes, and Jews, Slavs and Gypsies needed to be eradicated to purify this master race.

    However, Yale...

  • As Maccabi Games come and go at Hitler’s stadium, is Germany now a (relative) light for Europe’s Jews?

    By Jared Sichel

    August 12, 2015 | 1:40 pm

    Soccer broadcaster Marcel Reif, 65, has received many angry letters during his three decades as one of Germany’s most famous sports personalities. He was born in Silesia in 1949. His father was a Jew who survived the Holocaust. His mother was a Polish Catholic. And Reif and his...

  • Aggressive ‘Nazi’ cattle and Hitler’s talking dogs

    January 8, 2015 | 9:18 am

    This week, media outlets throughout the world have been sharing a Guardian story about a herd of “Nazi cattle” that, due to excessive aggression, had to be butchered and turned into tasty (and presumably not kosher) sausage.

    Two scientist brothers recruited by the Nazis bred the...

  • Hitler watercolor fetches 130,000 euros at Nuremberg auction

    November 25, 2014 | 12:25 am

    A 1914 watercolor by Adolf Hitler fetched 130,000 euros ($161,000) at auction in the German city of Nuremberg on Saturday, the auctioneers said.

    The buyer was a private person from the Middle East who attended the sale in person, said Kathrin Weidler, head of the auction house....

  • Jewish leader warns Swiss museum against accepting German art hoard

    November 3, 2014 | 3:43 pm

    The head of the World Jewish Congress warned a Swiss art museum that it risks an "avalanche" of lawsuits if it accepts the bequest of a collection of artwork amassed by a man who dealt in art for the Nazis.

    The Bern Art Museum discovered in May it had been named sole heir of...

  • Jewish publication apologizes for Op-Ed comparing Tutu to Hitler

    September 15, 2014 | 10:32 am

    A Jewish online publication in South Africa apologized for an Op-Ed that compared Archbishop Desmond Tutu to Adolf Hitler.

    The South African Jewish Report posted the apology Friday on its website and removed the opinion piece written by Leon Reich, chairman of Likud South Africa,...

  • eBay rejects auction of Nazi chief’s car

    June 27, 2014 | 2:14 pm

    Auction website eBay has refused to list a World War II-era Mercedes Benz once owned Hermann Goering, a Nazi leader who commanded the German air force, citing a policy prohibiting the sale of offensive items.

    The 1941 Mercedes Benz 540 K Cabriolet B, custom built by Daimler-Benz...

  • Journalist Torgny Segerstedt speaks truth to Nazi power in Swedish film, ‘The Last Sentence’

    By  Tom Tugend

    June 18, 2014 | 9:57 am

    The Swedish film “The Last Sentence” opens with a 1933 newsreel of Adolf Hitler strutting as Germany’s new chancellor and ends with 1945 footage of Russian troops closing in on the Führer’s bunker.

    During those 12 years, as Hitler first threatened and then swallowed one European...

  • Alabama youth group pulling billboard quoting Hitler

    June 3, 2014 | 7:21 pm

    An Alabama billboard quoting Adolf Hitler is being taken down at the request of the advertising company that leased the space.

    The advertisement for Life Savers Ministries, a Christian youth program, features five smiling children beneath the quote attributed to Hitler, “He...

  • UK’s Prince Charles likens Russia’s Putin to Hitler, Paper

    May 21, 2014 | 8:40 am

    Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, has likened Russian President Vladimir Putin to German Nazi leader Adolf Hitler over his stance on Ukraine, according to a British newspaper.

    During a royal tour of Canada, the 65-year-old prince told a Jewish woman who fled from...

  • Hitler’s e-book blitzkrieg

    January 15, 2014 | 5:35 pm

    France is agog over whether to ban Dieudonné, the comedian who invented the 'quenelle' reverse Nazi salute to give the anti-Semitic finger to decent society.

    But why settle for a second-rate knockoff when you can sample the real thing – in the privacy of your home, work cubicle,...

  • The North Korea Dennis Rodman will never see

    December 19, 2013 | 11:28 pm

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has a problem.
    Seems he’s been taking a lot of heat lately for having Jang Song Thaek, his uncle and mentor, arrested, publicly humiliated in front of the country’s ruling elite, called out as a traitor, put on trial and executed - all...
  • Austria honors Bikel

    By Tom Tugend

    November 7, 2013 | 4:35 pm

    Theodore Meir Bikel and his parents peeked through the drawn curtains of their Vienna apartment watching the street below, where Adolf Hitler, standing in his limousine, slowly rolled by, cheered on by frenzied crowds.

    It was March 15, 1938, and Hitler formally announced that...

  • Fritz Kuhn and the German-American Bund

    October 29, 2013 | 11:33 am

    Everyone is familiar with Adolf Hitler and the rise and fall of Nazi Germany. Few remember that in the mid- to late-1930s the United States experienced a Nazi crusade of its own, one led by Fritz Julius Kuhn (1896-1951), a radical anti-Semite who dreamed of a fascist America led by...

  • Building case for lawmakers, U.S. says sarin gas used in Syria attack

    September 1, 2013 | 11:56 am

    Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday tests showed that sarin nerve gas was used in a deadly August 21 chemical attack near Damascus as he sought to build the case to convince skeptical lawmakers to authorize a military strike against the Syrian government.

    He invoked the...

  • U.S. finds long-lost diary of top Nazi leader, Hitler aide

    June 10, 2013 | 1:30 pm

    The U.S. government has recovered 400 pages from the long-lost diary of Alfred Rosenberg, a confidant of Adolf Hitler who played a central role in the extermination of millions of Jews and others during World War Two.

    A preliminary U.S. government assessment reviewed by Reuters...

  • Austria’s president says Nazi past can’t be forgotten

    March 12, 2013 | 4:32 pm

    Austria cannot draw a line under its Nazi past despite the desire of many Austrians to so do, its president said on the 75th anniversary of the country's annexation by Nazi Germany.

    Adolf Hitler and his troops marched unopposed on March 12, 1938 into an Austria weakened by...

  • Hitler statue unveiled outside former Warsaw Ghetto

    December 31, 2012 | 12:23 pm

    An Italian artist reportedly placed a statue of Adolf Hitler in a building outside what used to be the Warsaw Ghetto.

    The statue, which depicts Hitler kneeling and is titled “Him,” is part of a new exhibition by Maurizio Cattelan titled "Amen," according to the Simon Wiesenthal...

  • Norwegian youth leader seen encouraging anti-Semitic speech

    November 26, 2012 | 2:09 pm

    Aspiring Norwegian politician Khalid Haji Ahmed said he was only joking when he wished “best of luck eight times over” to activists who wrote on Facebook that they wished Adolf Hitler could kill more Jews.

    Screen shots made by Hamar Arbeiderblad, a local newspaper, show Ahmed...

  • British soccer fans again face anti-Semitic chants

    November 26, 2012 | 9:46 am

    Fans of a popular British soccer club spewed anti-Semitic taunts and chants at fans of a second British club whose fans are sometimes referred to as the "Yid Army."

    West Ham United fans on Sunday sang anti-Semitic songs about Adolf Hitler to supporters of the home team, the...

  • Vienna street named for anti-Semitic mayor renamed

    July 6, 2012 | 10:23 am

    Vienna city councilors removed the name of a notoriously anti-Semitic mayor from a section of the elegant Ring boulevard that encircles the heart of the city.

    City Councilor Andreas Mailath Pokorny on Wednesday formally exchanged the street sign “Dr. Karl-Lueger-Ring” for one named...

  • Judge won’t allow parents to take custody of Nazi-named children

    June 4, 2012 | 10:33 am

    A New Jersey couple who gave their children names linked to Nazism cannot have custody of their children, a judge ruled.

    The children of Heath and Deborah Campbell have been in state custody for the last three years, since a local supermarket refused to print Adolf Hitler Campbell’s...

  • Making ‘Mein Kampf’ available in German may be illegal

    January 17, 2012 | 10:40 am

    Plans by a British publisher to make segments of Adolf Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” available in the German language may run into legal trouble.

    Publisher Peter McGee said he plans to publish three annotated excerpts of the text, which remains under copyright protection in Germany...

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