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  • 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:...

  • The truth about Jerusalem’s grand mufti, Hitler and the Holocaust

    October 21, 2015 | 1:36 pm

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu went too far in recent comments that Nazi collaborator Haj Amin al-Husseini, the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem before and during World War II, played a “central role in fomenting the Final Solution” by trying to convince Hitler to destroy the...

  • It is time for Israel and Turkey to remember their deep common history

    February 25, 2013 | 11:44 am

    I am a Turkish Muslim and every time I have a conversation with an Israeli friend, they keep asking me why the relations between Israel and Turkey have reached such a nadir, why Turkey seemingly has an antagonistic stance against Israel.

    First of all, Turkey's being totally...

  • Precise Bestiality

    By Tom Tugend

    May 17, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Fifteen high officials of the Nazi regime gathered Jan. 20, 1942, at a formerly Jewish-owned villa in Wannsee, on the outskirts of Berlin, for a meeting which lasted -- including three breaks for refreshments -- less than two hours.

    At the meeting's conclusion, the SS and civilian...

  • Recreating ‘Conspiracy’

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    May 17, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    There were only 30 copies of the Wannsee Protocols, minutes of the top-secret meeting where Nazi leaders planned the Final Solution. Just one copy of the "heavily censored and sanitized document" survived the war, according to Dr. Michael Berenbaum, a Los Angeles-based scholar who...