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  • 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...

  • Islamist groups slam Egyptian grand mufti’s Jerusalem visit

    April 19, 2012 | 11:06 am

    Islamist groups including the Muslim Brotherhood condemned a visit to the Al-Aksa Mosque by Egypt’s grand mufti, one of the country’s highest religious authorities.

    Sheik Ali Goma, accompanied by Ghazi bin Muhammad, chief adviser to Jordan’s King Abdullah II for religious and...