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  • US sales of ‘Mein Kampf’ will benefit Holocaust survivors in Boston

    July 1, 2016 | 9:16 am

    The U.S. publisher of Adolf Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” says it will donate all revenues from the infamously anti-Semitic book to a Jewish organization that helps Holocaust survivors in the Boston area.

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, which is based in Boston, had initially planned to...

  • Hitler’s copy of ‘Mein Kampf’ sells at auction for over $20K

    March 21, 2016 | 10:04 am

    Adolf Hitler’s personal copy of his autobiography “Mein Kampf” sold at auction for more than $20,000.

    An American was the top bidder for the red leather-bound book, which went on the block Friday at Alexander Historical Auctions at the Maryland Auction House in Chesapeake City,...

  • Hitler’s personal copy of ‘Mein Kampf’ to be auctioned

    March 10, 2016 | 8:55 am

    Adolf Hitler’s personal copy of his autobiography “Mein Kampf” is set to be auctioned off.

    The red leather-bound book will put be on the block by Alexander Historical Auctions at the Maryland Auction House in Chesapeake City on March 17-18. The book has an estimated value of...

  • ‘Mein Kampf’ sells out on first day in Germany

    January 8, 2016 | 11:54 am

    Demand for a new edition of Adolf Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” has far exceeded supply on its first day of release.

    Publishers of the 2,000-page annotated edition of the Nazi leader’s book said at a press conference Friday, the day of the book’s release, that they have received orders...

  • Witnesses to Iraq’s Farhud

    By Jane Ulman

    May 20, 2015 | 2:42 pm

    Over the first two days of June 1941, countless numbers of Jewish women in Baghdad were raped, more than 2,000 Jews were injured — many of them mutilated — and 900 homes, as well as 586 Jewish-owned businesses, were looted. All told, according to Iraqi-born historian Elie Kedourie,...

  • 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....

  • 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...
  • ‘Mein Kampf’ being prepared for German students

    April 25, 2012 | 10:23 am

    A new annotated edition of “Mein Kampf” is being prepared for German high school students.

    The ministers of science and finance in the German state of Bavaria met recently to discuss ongoing work on an annotated edition of Adolf Hitler’s 1924 manifesto, whose copyright—held by...

  • British publisher to fight ‘Mein Kampf’ ban

    March 15, 2012 | 2:21 pm

    A British publisher is vowing to fight a Munich court’s decision to permanently ban his publication of excerpts of Hitler’s “Mein Kampf.”

    Peter McGee wanted to print excerpts last January in a 16-page insert to his German publication “Zeitungszeugen,” or “Newspaper...

  • Good cop advocacy marked Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi’s The Israel Project

    February 14, 2012 | 3:40 pm

    Here’s what the international Jewish media conspiracy looks like: Two men and four women, all clad in dark suits, sitting around a table in a windowless conference room in a nondescript office in midtown Manhattan.

    Together they run a global organization stretching from Washington...

  • Plans to publish ‘Mein Kampf’ in German postponed

    January 25, 2012 | 12:00 pm

    A British publisher has postponed plans to publish segments of Adolf Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” after threats of legal action.

    Peter McGee said Wednesday on the website of his weekly magazine Zeitungszeugen that he would not begin publishing the segments Thursday as planned until...

  • 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...

  • Memo notes Giffords’ Judaism in motives of alleged attacker

    January 9, 2011 | 12:18 pm

    A U.S. Department of Homeland Security memo reportedly notes that Gabriel Giffords is Jewish in describing the motives of the Arizona congresswoman’s alleged assailant.

    The memo, obtained by Fox News Channel, says that Jared Lee Loughner mentioned American Renaissance, an extremist...

  • Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords critical after being shot in the head

    January 8, 2011 | 7:52 pm

    Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) was in critical condition after being shot in the head.

    Giffords was outside one of her signature “Congress at your corner” events outside a Safeway in Tucson, the district she represented, when a gunman approached and shot her in the head.


  • Lessons I learned from ‘Mein Kampf’

    By Tammy Shel

    January 31, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    Reading "Mein Kampf" was no simple task for me. Growing up in Tel Aviv, I learned from a young age that the book was taboo. More than that, it felt like forbidden fruit; as if bringing it home would have contaminated my apartment. Even checking out the book from the library was no...
  • It Pays the Bills

    By Richard Allen Greene

    July 12, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    A controversy has erupted after reports that a British charity set up to aid German Jewish refugees accepted royalties from the sale of Hitler's "Mein Kampf" -- even though the group no longer accepts the royalties.

    The public announcement that the German Welfare Council no longer...