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  • Who was Mufti Haj Amin al-Husseini?

    October 22, 2015 | 12:59 pm

    When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed Haj Amin al-Husseini, the mufti of Jerusalem prior to the establishment of Israel, for inspiring Hitler to exterminate the Jews of Europe, he meant to show the long history of Palestinian anti-Semitism.

    Regardless of his...

  • Netanyahu just lost the Hitler card: Five comments

    By Shmuel Rosner

    October 22, 2015 | 2:00 am


    PM Netanyahu did not intend to absolve Adolf Hitler from his responsibility for the Holocaust. I believe him when he says he did not. Most of the those who criticize him probably know that he did not. Still, they criticize him. It is worth remembering that the politicians...

  • Netanyahu blames mufti of Jerusalem for Final Solution, prompting outcry

    October 21, 2015 | 9:08 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is being criticized for saying the mufti of Jerusalem gave Hitler the idea to exterminate the Jews in a meeting between the two in 1941.

    Netanyahu’s remarks about the mufti, Haj Amin al-Husseini, came in a speech to the World Zionist...

  • The Black Earth exchange, part 1: ‘Unlike nationalists, Hitler didn’t care about his own people’

    By Shmuel Rosner

    October 14, 2015 | 4:11 am

    Timothy Snyder is the Housum Professor of History at Yale University and a member of the Committee on Conscience of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. He is the author of Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin, which received the literature award of the American...

  • Could guns for German Jews have prevented the Holocaust?

    By Tom Tugend

    October 13, 2015 | 4:32 pm

    In the mid-1930s, an English scholar wrote a book — with many learned citations — proving that Nazism was the wave of the future and made for a happier and healthier nation.

    In reviewing the book, one critic noted that if the distinguished author had spent only one day actually...

  • Carson calls ADL response to gun/Holocaust remarks ‘total foolishness’

    October 9, 2015 | 10:35 am

    This post originally appeared at Jewish Insider.

    Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson on Friday pushed back against Jewish criticism of comments he made on Thursday that Jews could’ve been saved from persecution by the Nazis in Europe were they allowed to carry armed-guns...

  • Ben Carson blames gun control for the Holocaust

    October 8, 2015 | 2:19 pm

    Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson blamed gun control for the extent of the Holocaust.

    In an interview Thursday on CNN, Carson said fewer people would have been killed by the Nazis had more citizens been armed.

    “I think the likelihood of Hitler being able to accomplish...

  • Painting by Hitler to be auctioned, gallery asking $30K

    March 24, 2015 | 11:56 am

     A Los Angeles gallery is auctioning a painting by Adolf Hitler, with an initial asking price of $30,000.

    Hitler’s floral still life, painted in 1912 before he entered politics, will be auctioned on Thursday by the Nate D. Sanders gallery.

    As a teenager and young man, Hitler...

  • Saturday Night Online Shopping Report: Nazi Valentine’s Card on Etsy, Protocols for Kindle on Amazon

    By Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

    February 7, 2015 | 11:35 pm

    Just weeks after the 70th Anniversay of the liberation of Auschwitz, and a month after the brutal slaying of Jews and others in Paris, I am reminded of the fact that for most Americans the Holocaust, and Hitler, are so far removed from our times that they are OK to joke about.

  • ‘Hi, Hitler,’ It’s Me, Lucie

    By Jonathan Maseng

    December 11, 2014 | 2:21 pm

    When Lucie Pohl was a young girl, her mother asked her what she’d like to dress up as for a carnival.

    “Hitler,” Pohl said, confidently.  

    “I don’t think that’s a good idea, Lucie,” her mother said. “Is there anything else you’d like to be?” 

    Pohl ended up dressing as a spoon,...

  • Thai minister meets Israeli ambassador after Hitler gaffe in official film

    December 11, 2014 | 9:20 am

    A senior Thai cabinet minister met Israel's ambassador to Thailand on Thursday after the diplomat said he was "saddened" by a government propaganda film that includes an image of a Thai school child painting a portrait of Adolf Hitler.

    The film was commissioned by the Office of...

  • Words as weapons in new film ‘Diplomacy’

    By  Tom Tugend

    November 5, 2014 | 1:28 pm

    As American and Free French divisions closed in on Nazi-occupied Paris in late August 1944, Hitler issued a clear order to the commander of Wehrmacht troops in the French capital.

    Before evacuating the City of Light, the Führer told Gen. Dietrich von Choltitz to blow up such...

  • “Heil Hitler” at the heart of London - an open letter to the Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    September 30, 2014 | 8:53 am

    Not sure if it was because of the growing anti- Semitism or constant terror threats, but when my boyfriend surprised me with a trip to London, my initial and immediate response was "but I don't want to die."  Since tickets were already booked, we boarded the plane, extra carefully,...

  • Understanding the Holocaust: ‘Why the Germans? Why the Jews?’

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    August 6, 2014 | 3:51 pm

    The Jew-haters among us, as recent headlines out of France and Belgium have reminded us, reach without interruption all the way back to antiquity. Still, the worst-case scenario of genocide in general and the mass murder of Jews in particular is what happened during the Shoah. And...

  • Anti-Semitic voicemail targets far-left Israel group

    By Ryan Torok

    July 28, 2014 | 3:48 pm

    L.A. Jews for Peace – a far-left organization that criticizes Israel’s policies toward Palestinians – has received a voicemail in which members of the organization are referred to as, “Jew traitors, filthy Jew traitors, bastard Jew traitors.”

    L.A. Jews for Peace representative...

  • Turkey’s Erdogan accuses Israel of ‘tyranny,’ likens Israeli MP to Hitler

    July 15, 2014 | 8:38 am

    Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan accused Israel of "terrorizing the region" with its bombardment of Gaza and likened an Israeli politician to Hitler in a broadside likely to further strain fragile relations between the two countries.

    Israel on Tuesday resumed its...

  • Frank Schiller

    By Jane Ulman

    April 23, 2014 | 1:25 pm

    In October 1941, Frank Schiller, his parents, brother and grandmother were ordered to report to Prague’s Exhibition Hall. There, Frank’s parents spent their days filling out documents while Frank and his brother wandered around. At night, they slept on straw mattresses. To Frank,...

  • Internet tycoon under fire for rare Hitler-signed ‘Mein Kampf’

    March 27, 2014 | 9:34 am

    A German-born Internet tycoon who is fighting extradition from New Zealand to the United States for racketeering is under fire after acknowledging he owns a rare signed copy of Hitler’s “Mein Kampf.”

    Kim Dotcom, the founder of MegaUpload, a file-transfer website that U.S....

  • Monuments Men Adjacent, “The Roses Underneath” by C.F. Yetmen

    By Melanie Chartoff

    February 10, 2014 | 9:00 am

    In "The Roses Underneath," a confident first novel by C.F. Yetmen, the details of one German female's wily life skills are forefront against the backdrop of the Allies cataloguing fine art stolen, sold and hidden during the Holocaust.

    Anna struggles to salvage a life for herself...

  • International holocaust day 2014: Holocaust denial - becoming scarily reliable

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    January 28, 2014 | 12:12 pm

    How positive you are that the Holocaust really occurred? That it is not one big fraud planned by the US and its allies? That the pictures that you see of piles of dead bodies are not just the bodies of Jews who fled to Europe from communist Russia and died from typhus disease? That...

  • In defense of Hitler, by Tila Tequila

    December 10, 2013 | 9:52 am

    If your memory of C-list phenomenon Tila Tequila is hazy at best, the former star of the MTV reality show “A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila” and, natch, a sex tape, is out to change that. Or — more likely — she’s simply gone off the deep end of a pool nestled deep within the...

  • Berlusconi stresses support for Israel, Jews in wake of Hitler comparison

    November 7, 2013 | 11:30 am

    Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi stressed his support for Israel and Jewish causes after sparking outrage by comparing his family to Jews under Hitler.

    In an excerpt of a book to be released Friday, the eve of the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht, Berlusconi was...

  • Hollywood and Hitler: A book review

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    October 9, 2013 | 3:20 pm

    It’s rare that a book garners as much pre-publication publicity as has Ben Urwand’s “The Collaboration: Hollywood’s Pact With Hitler” (Belknap Press, $26.95). Even more unusual, however, is the backlash that greeted the book now that it is actually available to read.

    “Perhaps I’m...

  • For the record: Hitler did use chemical weapons, Chris Matthews

    August 28, 2013 | 9:52 am

    On Tuesday’s “Morning Joe” program on MSNBC, Chris Matthews made a declaration about the use of chemical weapons that is raising some hackles. Speaking about Syria, he said:

    If you basically put down a red line and say don’t use chemical weapons, and it’s been enforced in the...

  • ‘Serenade’: Love and liberation

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    August 21, 2013 | 1:12 pm

    One of the bitter ironies of history is that Hitler and the Nazis loved music but it did nothing to soothe the savage breast of Nazi Germany. A second irony is that the high culture of Western Europe, including its heritage of classical music, featured the compositions and...

  • Quentin Tarantino talks Hitler, Hollywood and his hero Jack Warner [Q&A]

    By Danielle Berrin

    August 8, 2013 | 1:42 pm

    INT: Soho House, West Hollywood. It's 5pm in the dead of summer. Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino ("Pulp Fiction," "Kill Bill") meets with Jewish Journal reporter Danielle Berrin (Hollywood Jew) to discuss a provocative new film history book about Hollywood's relationship to Nazi...

  • Hollywood’s deal with The Devil (Hitler)

    By Danielle Berrin

    August 7, 2013 | 12:34 pm

    Many people, Jew and non-Jew alike, have wondered who they might have been during the Holocaust. A righteous gentile like Schindler? A self-serving member of the Judenrat? In other words, a person of courage or cowardice?

    Now, nearly seven decades later,And the era’s...

  • Do You Davven With That Mouth?

    By Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin

    July 10, 2013 | 9:26 am

    A number of years ago, I attended a rather large gathering of Jews. On Shabbat, I found myself sitting at a table with a group of ultra-Orthodox Jews, including some rabbis, who hailed from Brooklyn.

    Right after motzi, some of them started talking about what we would now call the...

  • Hitler’s Inspiration and Guide: The Native American Holocaust

    By Lia Mandelbaum

    June 18, 2013 | 11:28 am

    While attending the annual Garifuna Film Festival held here in Los Angeles, we watched films about indigenous cultures, and saw the 1985 Academy Award-winning documentary Broken Rainbow, directed by Victoria Mudd, which discusses the history of injustice towards the Native American...

  • Dad who named kids for Nazis wears Nazi regalia to court

    June 4, 2013 | 2:51 pm

    A New Jersey white supremacist who gave his children Nazi-linked names wore full Nazi regalia to a court appearance to request visitation rights.

    Heath Campbell, 40, appeared Monday in Hunterdon County Family Court in Flemington to request visitation rights for the...

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