The Auschwitz museum will not allow Holocaust denier David Irving to give a tour at the site of the former concentration camp.
This past edition's cover story on UCI ("Campus Turmoil," March 11) shook me to the point that three days after reading it, I can't stop thinking about its repercussions.
Every Jew in Los Angeles cheered when Holocaust denier David Irving lost his libel suit against author and historian Deborah Lipstadt this year. But the actual proceedings against the former UCLA professor remained shrouded in mystery (cameras aren't allowed inside British courts).
Holocaust denier David Irving has come a step closer to financial ruin now that a British judge has ordered him to start paying millions of dollars in legal costs.
Before the verdict was handed down by Justice Charles Gray on April 11, Deborah Lipstadt says she had no doubt that "We would win." She just did not expect that he would render his decision "in such a still, small, level voice," almost without inflection. And therefore with such forcefulness and emphasis.
Bartov added that it was important to expose people like Irving, "who has been published by respectable publishers and been cited by scholars like me. But in recent years, he'd become more extreme and associated himself with neo-Nazi circles."
It is the Ides of March and the week before Purim. We know who Agag, King of Amalek -- the enemy of the Jews -- is, but are not sure who should beware.
Emerging from the Royal Courts of Justice here on the evening of March 15 was like leaving a musty 17th-century ecclesiastical battle for the fresh air of the 21st century.
David Irving told the High Court in London this week that some of the world's largest Jewish organizations are involved in an international conspiracy against him.
Holocaust revisionist David Irving mocked victims of the Holocaust by "feeding and encouraging the most cynical anti-Semitism" in his speeches, it was alleged last week at a trial for a defamation suit that Irving has filed against a U.S. scholar.
Israel has decided to release the memoirs Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann wrote prior to his execution in Israel in 1962.
David Irving, who denies that Jews were systematically exterminated in the gas chambers at Auschwitz, is claiming that Lipstadt ruined his reputation and career by labeling him a Holocaust denier -- and asserting that he twisted historical data to suit his own bias.
A racist poem read to a young child has provided the toughest test for a Holocaust revisionist who is suing a U.S. Holocaust scholar and her publisher for libel.
A Holocaust revisionist who is suing a U.S. historian for libel has dismissed eyewitness accounts, drawings and photographs of Auschwitz gas chambers that showed vents in the roof through which lethal gases were introduced.
Anita Hirsh of Studio City has suggested that those of us who know Deborah Lipstadt, as well as those who have only read about her recently, send a message of encouragement, support and, in general, thanks for her present stand.
Irving is suing Lipstadt and her British publisher, Penguin Books, over passages in her book, "Denying the Holocaust: The Growing Assault on Truth and Memory."
The latest twist came when David Irving announced to the court late last week, just settling in for a protracted three-month trial, that he was anticipating his arrest by British police because a German court is seeking his extradition.
"To put it bluntly," Richard Rampton, who is defending Holocaust scholar Deborah Lipstadt against David Irving, told the judge Tuesday, "he is a liar."