‘Siren call’ of a Fourth Reich is spreading, warns Nazi Germany expert

‘Counterfactual’ historian Gavriel Rosenfeld’s new book takes on old-new fears of the Reich’s revival in our time. Illustrative: In this photo from August 11, 2017, multiple white nationalist groups march with torches through the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville, … Read More

‘It is like we have regressed 100 years’: Report warns of resurgent global anti-Semitism

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BERLIN — Jewish life around the world is under attack once again by “classic traditional antisemitism,” according to a report by an Israeli university released Wednesday. While acts of violent anti-Semitism dropped by 9 percent between 2016 and 2017, other incidents such … Read More

Palestinian President says Jewish behavior caused the Holocaust, sparking condemnation

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a meeting of the Palestinian National Council in Ramallah on Monday. (Majdi Mohammed/AP) In a speech broadcast live on Palestinian TV on Monday, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas delivered what he called a “history … Read More

Netanyahu blasts Abbas over ‘anti-Semitic’ speech blaming Jews for Holocaust

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Photo-montage de portraits du Premier ministre israélien Benjamin Netanyahu (d) et du président palestinien Mahmoud Abbas AFP Friedman, Greenblatt join slew of Israeli officials condemning Abbas’ remarks Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu led a chorus of Israeli and American condemnations … Read More

Rappers who call for “another Holocaust” win top German music award

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Munich and Bavaria Jewish community leader says decision to award trophy to Kollegah and Bang is “devastating” Bang and Kollegah A German-Jewish leader condemned a music award given to two popular rappers as a “devastating” example of the normalcy of anti-Semitism … Read More

I Will Honour Victims Of The Holocaust By Helping Refugees

My personal connection to the Holocaust is what motivates my ongoing involvement with refugee causes today. When I was a child in the 1970s, we used to visit my Great Uncle Sam and Auntie Goldie at their little house in … Read More

An Austrian Jewish leader worries Israel may be embracing the far right

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Netanyahu’s ‘realpolitik’ weakens European Jewry, Ariel Muzicant argues, vowing to fight any attempt by Jerusalem to normalize ties with Freedom Party. Austrian Jews are worried Israel may warm up to the country’s far-right Freedom Party, a prominent local community leader … Read More

Israel widely condemns Poland’s new ‘Holocaust law’

JERUSALEM — The diplomatic backlash had been immediate. Polish President Andrzej Duda on Tuesday signed into a law a controversial Holocaust bill that criminalizes ascribing blame for crimes committed by Nazi Germany to the Polish nation, including use of the term “Polish death camp.” Penalties range … Read More

Netanyahu: Israel Expects All Nations to Help Protect the Truth About the Holocaust – Including Poland

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‘We must always study the truth about the Holocaust, we must always remember it, prime minister says. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs the weekly cabinet meeting at his Jerusalem office on February 4, 2018. AFP / POOL /JIM HOLLANDER Israeli … Read More