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  • How to Assist Evil

    04/09/2014 4:45:08 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies ^ | April 9, 2014 | Walter E. Williams
    "Engineering Evil" is a documentary recently shown on the Military History channel. It's a story of Nazi Germany's murder campaign before and during World War II. According to some estimates, 16 million Jews and other people died at the hands of Nazis ( Though the Holocaust ranks high among the great human tragedies, most people never consider the most important question: How did Adolf Hitler and the Nazis gain the power that they needed to commit such horror? Focusing solely on the evil of the Holocaust won't get us very far toward the goal of the Jewish slogan "Never Again."...
  • (Pope) John XXIII and the Jews

    04/05/2014 4:28:39 AM PDT · by NYer · 4 replies
    Catholic World Report ^ | April 3, 2014 | Thomas L. McDonald
    Pope John XXIII is pictured in this undated photo. (CNS photo) The press called him a caretaker pope. Elected on October 28, 1958, at the age of 77, he was expected to warm the Chair of Peter for a few years without making any great waves. They could hardly have been more wrong. The people called him Good Pope John because of his genial nature, and few popes have been more loved. His successor, Paul VI, hailed him as “an incomparable pope.” But the Jews had a special relationship with John XXIII, and it is their love for him...
  • Oliver Stone and 'Jewish Domination'

    04/01/2014 5:29:51 AM PDT · by SJackson · 35 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 3-31-14 | Bruce Walker
    In a recent interview, Oliver Stone, defender of Marxist thugs, complained that Jewish domination of the media prevents Americans from putting the Holocaust in context. Stone also opined that Hitler was the product of industrialists and that the Nazi invasion of Russia caused more deaths than the Holocaust. In one fell swoop, Stone revealed the Orwellian thought control that is the black heart of leftism. The Holocaust was a crime of almost unimaginable human suffering, and if Stones remarks were intended to remind us that Polish Catholics and Gypsies, particularly, suffered genocide at Nazi hands as well, then perhaps Stone...
  • Russian TV Anchor Implies Jews Brought Holocaust On Themselves

  • In a just world this we would see Planned Parenthood in this negative light ALREADY...

    03/19/2014 10:57:36 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 4 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 3-19-14 | The Looking Spoon
    The evil Hitler perpetrated is unfathomable to rational civilized people. Yet you could fit almost four Nazi holocausts in the the body count laid at America's feet by Planned Parenthood.And yet liberals think the God they don't believe in should bless that organization.
  • Lessons From the Floating Coffin

    03/01/2014 2:34:40 PM PST · by WXRGina · 15 replies ^ | February 24, 2012 | Sarah Honig
    Exactly 70 years ago on February 24, 1942 19-year-old David Stoliar terrifyingly clung to bobbing debris in the Black Sea. At first he heard screams in the frigid waters but the voices died down. It eventually emerged that Stoliar was the sole survivor of the Struma, an un-seaworthy vessel chuck-full of frantic Jewish refugees. World War II was already in fever pitch. Against the enormity of the then-unfolding Holocaust, the loss at sea of 768 Jewish lives (103 of them babies and children) was at most blithely overlooked as a marginal annotation. Moreover, although these Jews fled the...
  • Oldest-known Holocaust survivor dies at 110

    02/23/2014 8:15:56 PM PST · by Daffynition · 10 replies
    AP via Yahoo ^ | February 23, 2014 | SYLVIA HUI and ROBERT BARR
    LONDON (AP) Alice Herz-Sommer, believed to be the oldest Holocaust survivor, died at age 110 on Sunday, a family member said. The accomplished pianist's death came just a week before her extraordinary story of surviving two years in a Nazi prison camp through devotion to music and her son is up for an Oscar. Herz-Sommer died in a hospital after being admitted Friday with health problems, daughter-in-law Genevieve Sommer said. "We all came to believe that she would just never die," said Frederic Bohbot, a producer of the documentary "The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life." ''There...
  • Kiev's Jews told to flee

    02/22/2014 8:41:36 PM PST · by Nachum · 21 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 2/22/14 | Carl in Jerusalem
    Some of you might recall that I visited Kiev and the Ukraine with one of my children in late September. A lot has changed since then, and now a rabbi in Kiev has urged his congregants to flee the city and the country, if possible. Ukrainian Rabbi Moshe Reuven Azman, called on Kiev's Jews to leave the city and even the country if possible, fearing that the city's Jews will be victimized in the chaos, Israeli daily Maariv reported Friday. "I told my congregation to leave the city center or the city all together and if possible the country too,"...
  • Who Did Obama Compete With For His Nobel Prize?

    02/19/2014 6:36:15 AM PST · by MosesKnows · 21 replies
    2/19/2014 | MosesKnows
    Who Did Obama Compete With For His Nobel Prize? The Nobel Peace Prize 2007 was awarded jointly to Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. "for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change". I recently read an article about the death of 98-year-old Irena Sendler, someone I had never heard of. The article alleged that Irena Sendler lost the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize to Al Gore. Irena Sendler, a candidate for the 2007 Nobel...
  • An Open Letter to the Men and Women of the Connecticut State Police

    02/16/2014 10:59:04 PM PST · by Altariel · 55 replies
    Sipsey Street Irregulars ^ | February 15, 2014 | Mike Vanderboegh
    An Open Letter to the Men and Women of the Connecticut State Police: You are NOT the enemy (UNLESS YOU CHOOSE TO BE.) The following letter was sent via email to members of the Connecticut State Police, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection. There are 1,212 email addresses on the list. There were 62 bounce-backs. 15 February 2014 To the men and women of the Connecticut State Police and the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection: My name is Mike Vanderboegh. Few of you will know who I am, or even will have heard of the Three Percent...
  • Americans set to ban French railway firm from bidding on 4 billion contract..

    02/05/2014 6:37:45 AM PST · by C19fan · 16 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 5, 2014 | Peter Allen
    France's state-owned railway is set to be banned from bidding for a 4 billion contract in the USA because of its role in the World War II Holocaust, it emerged today. SNCF runs some of the fastest and most efficient lines in the world but has a dark history which saw it transport thousands of Jews to their deaths in German concentration camps. Now senators in the US state of Maryland have proposed a bill which would make it illegal for the French to apply for prestige projects.
  • Hatred of the Jews: More Than the Banality of Memory

    01/31/2014 4:57:52 PM PST · by Kaslin · 38 replies ^ | January 31, 2014 | Suzanne Fields
    When the White House scribblers were putting the finishing touches on the State of the Union address, President Obama took a moment to commemorate memory. Monday was International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the 69th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, the most notorious of Hitler's death camps. "Each year on this day," he said, "the world comes together to commemorate a barbaric crime unique in human history." But not quite the whole world. Anti-Semitism thrives in the Middle East, where certain politicians vie to see who can say the ugliest things about Jews, and such sentiment is surging in Europe. Bloody...
  • International Holocaust Memorial Days Fatal Flaw

    01/28/2014 8:49:42 AM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies ^ | January 28, 2014 | Caroline Glick
    On the surface, it is very moving to see half of the members of Knesset at Auschwitz marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day. But in a larger sense, it is not at all clear why this is necessary. The Jewish people have Yom HaShoah VHagevura, our own national day of mourning for the genocide of our people in Europe. More importantly, we carry the legacy of the Holocaust inside of us. Every day, at some level, we experience the ulcerative loss of a third of the Jewish people in the hell of Europe, because we feel the hollow absence of the...
  • London Holocaust Day speaker admires Hitler, hates Jews

    01/27/2014 5:18:53 PM PST · by Nachum · 30 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 1/27/14 | Carl in Jeruslaem
    I'd like you all to meet Hassan Farooq. Farooq was a Holocaust Day speaker in London in 2013. Let's go to the videotape. But a British organization called Stand for Peace has done an investigation into Mr. Farouq and has found some very disturbing things. Hassan Farooq is a a senior member of the Newham Dawah Team, an East London-based organisation which attempts to spread the message of Islam. Newham Dawah Team is part of the Islamic Education and Research Academy (iERA) Network, and its officials regularly liaise with iERA officials such as Abdurraheem Green. The iERA is an extremist...
  • British Government Bans Pro-Israel Advocates Geller and Spencer, Welcomes Nazi

    01/26/2014 3:09:41 PM PST · by Nachum · 23 replies
    Pamela Geller ^ | 1/26/14 | Pamela Geller
    Recently released documents that were made public under the freedom of information order, in compliance with the duty of candour in our ongoing legal action against the the British government for banning Robert Spencer and me, it was revealed reveal that a chief reason why we were banned from the country was because we strongly support Israel. In one of them, an official in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office whose name was redacted wrote this letter on May 7 to a recipient, whose name was also redacted: I have received initial feedback from Post to say that they do not...
  • German Newspaper Publishes Top Nazi's Letters (Audio of Himmler Speech Glorifying Holocaust)

    01/26/2014 1:21:54 PM PST · by lbryce · 101 replies
    AP Via Yahoo News ^ | KIRSTEN GRIESHABER
    One black-and white photo shows Heinrich Himmler on an idyllic family outing, holding his wife's hand while his blond, pigtailed daughter is picking flowers. Others show the SS Nazi leader feeding a little fawn or taking a bath at Lake Tegernsee near his home in Bavaria. The family-friendly, intimate scenes are part of a previously unseen collection of photos, recipe books and about 700 letters and notes believed to be written by Himmler, one of the Nazis most responsible for the Holocaust. Excerpts from the collection appeared in seven full pages of the German paper Welt am Sonntag on Sunday....
  • Democrat fund raising letter accuses Republicans of a 'Revolting anti-choice agenda'

    01/23/2014 1:45:14 PM PST · by Biggirl · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 23, 2014 | Robert Wilde
    Womens Health Rapid Response Fund accused Republicans of embracing a revolting anti-choice agenda for supporting pro-life candidates and organizations. The media and fundraising apparatus of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, is making the most of the 41st anniversary of Roe v Wade. They are imploring supporters for donations to show Boehner that there are consequences for Republicans unrelenting war against women.
  • Alfred Hitchcock - Alfred Hitchcock's Lost Holocaust Documentary To Air

    01/08/2014 4:35:51 PM PST · by BBell · 22 replies ^ | Wednesday 08 January 2014 | WENN
    Alfred Hitchcock's lost documentary about the horrors of the Holocaust is scheduled to be screened in full for the first time. The legendary moviemaker created the documentary using footage filmed during the liberation of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Germany in 1945, and Hitchcock was reportedly so traumatized by the shocking scenes, he took a week off work to recover. The project, originally titled Memory of the Camps, was eventually shelved, and the film reels were given to the Imperial War Museum in London. Some of the documentary was later cobbled back together and an incomplete version was screened at the...
  • More of Jerry Lewis Holocaust Comedy Surfaces

    01/06/2014 12:15:19 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 25 replies
    The Tablet ^ | January 6, 2014 | Stephanie Butnick
    These 25 minutes of footage and interviews are the last of it, were promisedRemember Jerry Lewis never-released Holocaust film? The one about the German-Jewish clown sent to Auschwitz (!) to entertain children as theyre sent to the gas chamber (!)? The grotesque comedic rendering of concentration camp life in whichspoiler alertLewis clown decides to voluntarily enter the gas chambers himself could have been the stuff of cinematic urban legendLewis told the New Yorker the film would never see the light of daybut thanks to the Internet its very, very real. The 1972 film, The Day the Clown Cried, which Spy...
  • Movie continues to change millions of minds about abortions

    01/06/2014 6:51:32 AM PST · by freepersup · 6 replies ^ | January 6, 2014 | Charlie Butts - The movie 180. - The movie 180 and trailers. wiki >>> The film begins by showing images of the Holocaust, and stating that Hitler sanctioned the killing of 11 million people. This is followed by Comfort interviewing people about Adolf Hitler; their responses indicate a lack of historical knowledge, although he also finds a neo-Nazi who claims to love Hitler.[3] Comfort proposes a hypothetical situation to his interviewees, asking if they would kill Hitler if they had the opportunity at that time in history. He asks more hypotheticals dealing with what his interviewees might do in...
  • Dutch BDS (Boycott, Divestment & Sanctions) Twitter Account Using Image of Anne Frank in Keffiyeh

    01/03/2014 11:01:47 AM PST · by DogByte6RER · 4 replies
    the algemeiner ^ | January 2, 2014 | Gidon Ben-zvi
    Dutch BDS Twitter Account Using Image of Anne Frank in Keffiyeh A Twitter account belonging to @BDSAmsterdam is using an outrageous image of Anne Frank dressed in a red keffiyeh, Israeli daily Maariv reported on Thursday. As part of an ongoing campaign to portray Israel as an apartheid state, a Netherlands-based branch of the anti-Israel BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) movement, which tweets from the handle, is warping the iconic image of one of the most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust in order to forward its political aims, Maariv said. An active Twitter page, @BDS Amsterdam is refreshed every...
  • Margaret Sanger: We Want to Exterminate the Negro Population. Her Wish is Coming True

    12/17/2013 4:47:52 PM PST · by Diago · 31 replies
    Life News ^ | 12/16/13 4:48 PM | Matthew Archbold
    Margaret Sanger: “We Want to Exterminate the Negro Population.” Her Wish is Coming True by Matthew Archbold | | 12/16/13 4:48 PM If you listen very carefully to the coffin of Margaret Sanger you would hear absolutely nothing.Assuredly, she’s not rolling over in her grave that black and Hispanic babies are far more likely to be aborted than white babies. She might be dancing, however.Sanger once said, “Birth control must lead ultimately to a cleaner race” and even said, “We should hire three or four colored ministers, preferably with social-service backgrounds, and with engaging personalities. The most successful...
  • Belzec: The Forgotten Camp

    12/09/2013 4:05:44 PM PST · by Former Fetus · 62 replies
    Virtual Jerusalem ^ | 12/9/2013 | Rabbi Shaul Rosenblatt
    I wanted to go to Belzec (pronounced Biwzhets) because no one really does. One million Jews died there in the span of nine months - and hardly anyone knows about it. I felt it was a pilgrimage to a holy site: the second largest (after Treblinka) Jewish graveyard in history. Mike Tregenza was my guide. He is a non-Jewish, English historian who lectures at Lublin university. According to Sir Martin Gilbert, he is the world expert on Belzec. Belzec is a sleepy little hamlet in southeast Poland. A few thousand people live there. All seem to be related in some...
  • Shocking Award-Winning Documentary "180" Changes Minds About Abortion

    11/30/2013 1:48:37 PM PST · by Diago · 5 replies
    The Culture of Life Review ^ | Saturday, November 30, 2013 | Ray Comfort
    From the "180" Movie website, an amazing story demonstrating the power films have to educate and change minds. If we want to change lawsso that all innocent human life is protected, we need to first create a Culture of Life in our society. "180" is doing just that! Read the "Pro-life Plant" below and then view the shocking, life altering video "180." Pro-life Plant Ray Comfort I was doing a radio interview recently with a host who said that he loved 180. This was because the 33-minute movie was able to do what he had been trying to do...
  • SSPX disrupts interfaith service at Buenos Aires cathedral

    11/13/2013 3:34:41 PM PST · by NYer · 209 replies
    The Deacon's Bench ^ | November 13, 2013 | Deacon Greg Kandra
    From the AP: Ultra-traditionalist Catholics have openly challenged Pope Francis by disrupting one of his favorite events, a ceremony that he and Jewish leaders led in the Metropolitan Cathedral each year to promote religious harmony on the anniversary of the beginning of the Holocaust.The annual ceremony brings together Catholics, Jews and Protestants to mark Kristallnacht, the Nazi-led mob violence in 1938 when about 1,000 Jewish synagogues were burned and thousands of Jews were forced into concentration camps, launching the genocide that killed 6 million Jews.A small group disrupted Tuesday night’s ceremony by shouting the rosary and the “Our Father”...
  • 'Aftermath' Dares to Unearth Terrible Secrets of Poland's Lost Jews

    10/30/2013 8:20:48 AM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 41 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | 10/28/2013 | Seth Abramovitch
    On July 10, 1941, half the residents of Jedwabne, a Polish village 85 miles northeast of Warsaw, murdered the other half. The mob, led by the mayor, were Catholics; their 1,600 victims were Jewish, slaughtered over several nightmarish hours with bats, knives, rifles and other improvised weapons. Those who survived the massacre were then rounded up in a barn donated by a local farmer, which was then set ablaze. A plaque erected at the site blamed Nazis for the massacre, but, in fact, Nazis had only authorized it. Locals walked by the plaque for half a century, knowing the truth,...
  • The Last Blood Libel Trial

    10/29/2013 9:48:10 PM PDT · by cunning_fish · 5 replies
    The Slate ^ | October 8, 2013 | Edmund Levin
    100 years ago, a Jewish man went on trial for his life. Inside the most sensational murder case youve never heard of. One hundred years ago today, in a courtroom in Kiev, then part of the Russian Empire, the most famous accused murderer on Earth rose to declare, I am innocent. Mendel Beilis, a 39-year-old father of five, had spent more than two years in squalid prison cells waiting to say those words. The Russian and world press had been waiting, as well, to cover one of the most bizarre cases ever tried in an ostensibly civilized society. The Russian...
  • Sharpton Compares Himself to Holocaust Survivor Elie Wiesel

    10/24/2013 11:22:32 PM PDT · by Nachum · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/24/13 | Ben Shapiro
    MSNBCs Al Sharpton is no stranger to self-aggrandizing statements. But in his new book, The Rejected Stone, he takes self-aggrandizement to its limit: he compares himself to iconic Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel, winner of the 1986 Nobel Peace Prize. Sharpton describes going to church with President Obama in 2009 just before his inauguration: As we left that church, I stopped and met Elie Wiesel, the Nobel laureate who had survived the Holocaust camps in Nazi Germany. I thought about how there currently were and had been battles fought all over the world for human rights, whether against the Nazis, against...
  • Family of first ever Arab honoured for saving a Jew from Nazis rejects prize - b/c they hate Israel

    10/21/2013 9:12:19 AM PDT · by Stoat · 13 replies
    The Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | October 21, 2013 | Allan Hall
    Orig. Title: The Arab Schindler: Family of first ever Arab honoured for saving a Jew from Nazis rejects prize because they hate Israel The family of the first ever Arab honoured for saving a Jew from the Nazi Holocaust and helping others with medical treatment have rejected the accolade because of their hatred for Israel.Egyptian doctor Mohamed Helmy was honored posthumously last month by Israels Holocaust memorial Yad Vashem for hiding a Jew in Berlin during wartime.The 'Righteous Among the Nations' award is the highest Israel can bestow upon non-Jews in recognition for helping people to survive the genocide -...
  • Family of Egyptian doctor Mohamed Helmy rejects Israeli Holocaust honour

    10/20/2013 6:27:43 AM PDT · by Netz · 9 replies
    AP (Herald Sun- Australia) ^ | October 20, 2013 | AP
    <p>A MEMBER of the family of the first Arab honoured by Israel for risking his life to save Jews during the Holocaust says the family isn't interested in the recognition. The Egyptian doctor Mohamed Helmy was honoured posthumously last month by Israel's Holocaust memorial for hiding Jews in Berlin during the Nazis' genocide, but a family member tracked down by The Associated Press this week in Cairo said her relatives wouldn't accept the award, one of Israel's most prestigious.</p>

    10/18/2013 5:21:46 AM PDT · by bryan999 · 196 replies
    A Pennsylvania woman set out with a video camera to learn what college students in her state know about the Holocaust and discovered an incredible lack of knowledge not only of the genocide of the Jews, but of basic facts about U.S. history and World War II. Rhonda Fink-Whitman visited college campuses in Pennsylvania this fall, including the venerated Ivy League institution the University of Pennsylvania, where she was repeatedly faced with a remarkable ignorance about events that took place in the last century. Students didnt know where Normandy was, why U.S. forces landed there, why the U.S. even...
  • Berlin museum seeks return of ancient gold tablet

    10/16/2013 7:27:03 AM PDT · by Theoria · 25 replies
    AP ^ | 16 Oct 2013 | Michael Virtanen
    Berlin antiquities museum wants Holocaust survivor's family to return ancient gold tablet A Holocaust survivor's family urged New York's highest court Tuesday to let them keep an ancient gold tablet that their late father somehow obtained in Germany after World War II. Attorney Steven Schlesinger argued that the estate of Riven Flamenbaum has a legal claim, whether the native of Poland bought the relic from a Russian soldier or simply took it to compensate for losing his family at Auschwitz, the concentration camp where he spent several years. "Under the Soviet rules at the time, there was permission to pillage...
  • Ordinary Women: Wendy Lower Talks About Hitlers Furies

    10/15/2013 2:49:04 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 43 replies
    New York Times ^ | October 14, 2013
    In Hitlers Furies, recently placed on the long list for the National Book Award, Wendy Lower presents the harrowing evidence of crimes committed by German women during the Holocaust. Dwight Garner wrote that previous books have offered up poster girls of brutality and atrocity and Ms. Lowers revisionist insight is to track more mundane lives, and to argue for a vastly wider complicity. In a recent e-mail interview, Ms. Lower discussed the changing view of womens role in the Nazi regime, the challenges of writing for a non-academic audience, what she found most shocking in her research and more. Below...
  • Rare photos show Sukkot in Ghetto Lodz

    09/22/2013 8:00:17 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    Ynet News ^ | 09.22.13
    A series of photos documenting the observance of Sukkot in Ghetto Lodz in 1941 were recently revealed by the Shem Olam Institute, also known as the Faith & Holocaust Institute for Education Documentation and Research in Kfar Haroeh. The photos show the ghettos Jewish occupants praying with the Four Species the etrog (citron), lulav (palm), hadass (myrtle) and aravah (willow) required for Sukkot as well as having built a sukkah, the special temporary dwelling for eating and sleeping throughout the seven-day holiday. Four Species Israel imports Moroccan citron for 1st time / Navit Zommer First deliveries of 1,500...
  • Holocaust Scholars: Arrest Sudanese President for Darfur Genocide at U.N. Assembly

    09/28/2013 7:45:23 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 12 replies
    Algemeiner ^ | Saturday, September 28th, 2013 |
    Seventy global Holocaust and genocide experts in a letter asked U.S. President Bararck Obama to arrest Sudanese president Omar Hassan al-Bashir for his role in the Darfur genocide if he arrives at the United Nations General Assebly in New York City this week. The International Criminal Court indicted Bashir in 2009. The letter calling for his arrest was organized by The David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies in Washington, D.C. Signatories include Prof. David S. Wyman, author of "The Abandonment of the Jews: America and the Holocaust 1941-1945," Prof. Yehuda Bauer, senior historian at Israel s Yad Vashem...
  • Iran President Hasan Rouhani on Holocaust: "I condemn the massacre"

    09/26/2013 7:34:26 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    CBS News ^ | 09/26/2013
    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani further distanced himself Thursday from his conservative predecessor Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, not only acknowledging but condemning the Holocaust. He was keen to add, however, that the Nazi's brutal massacre of the Jews should be viewed in a "separate" light to the current crisis facing the Middle East. "In principle, we and I condemn the massacre carried out by the Nazis in the World War II," Rouhani told Charlie Rose. "I'll also add that many groups were killed by the Nazis in the course of the war, Jews in specific, but there were also Christians, there were Muslims."...
  • Rouhani: Holocaust a 'Reprehensible' Crime Against Jews: Irans new president admits

    09/24/2013 9:13:29 PM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies
    inn ^ | 9/24/13 | Elad Benari
    Irans new president admitted on Tuesday that the Holocaust took place, in a sharp contrast to his predecessor. Speaking to CNNs Christiane Amanpour, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that the Nazis committed a "reprehensible" crime against the Jewish people. The remark came in response to Amanpours question if he accepted that the Holocaust occurred. "I am not a historian and when it comes to speaking of the dimensions of the Holocaust it is the historians that should reflect," he said. "But in general I can tell you that any crime that happens in history against humanity, including the crime the...
  • Irans Rouhani calls Holocaust crime against Jews (but condems Israel occupation in same breath)

    09/24/2013 7:50:20 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    Reuters ^ | Tue Sep 24, 2013 10:02pm EDT | Matt Spetalnick and Yeganeh Torbati
    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday called the Holocaust a reprehensible crime committed by the Nazis against the Jewish people, but said it was up to historians to determine the scale of what happened. But Rouhani went on to take a swipe against Irans archfoe Israel, which was founded after World War Two as a Jewish state in part of what had been British-mandate Palestine. This does not mean that on the other hand you can say Nazis committed crimes against a group, now therefore they must usurp the land of another group and occupy it, he said. This...
  • LShanah Tovah from Irans Holocaust Deniers (Rouhani)

    09/24/2013 3:44:36 PM PDT · by Nachum · 3 replies
    PJ Tattler ^ | 9/5/13 | Bridget Johnson
    Hassan Rouhani @HassanRouhani As the sun is about to set here in #Tehran I wish all Jews, especially Iranian Jews, a blessed Rosh Hashanah. 8:27 AM - 4 Sep 2013 Hassan Rouhani @HassanRouhani Congratulatory message on occasion of Rosh Hashanah in Persian Which was especially bizarre considering who Zarif is: Those expecting a breakthrough from Mr. Zarif might want to consult video of a visit he made to Columbia University in 2006. It shows Mr. Zarif sounding a lot like now-former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the Holocaust-denying firebrand that Tehrans apologists like to portray as an aberration in Iranian...
  • Political bigs expected at George Soros wedding (Nazi collaborator's 3rd marrriage)

    09/21/2013 7:26:03 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 50 replies
    NY Post ^ | 9/21/13 | Page 6
    Billionaire investor George Soros, 83, will marry 42-year-old Tamiko Bolton today, followed by a huge party at his Caramoor Estate in Bedford, with 500 guests. Were told the couple will say their vows in front of a select group of friends and family before they celebrate with hundreds from 4:30 p.m. onward.
  • Iran's 'Moderate' New President on Whether Holocaust a Myth: 'I'm Not a Historian'

    09/20/2013 7:57:03 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 6 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | Sep 19, 2013
    In an UNAIRED portion of an interview with NBC correspondent Ann Curry, Iranian president Hassan Rouhani did not refute his predecessor's claim that the Holocaust perpetrated by Nazi Germany was a "myth." "President [Mahmoud] Ahmadeinejad said that the Holocaust is a myth," said Curry, wearing a head scarf. "Do you agree?"
  • Book Interview: Mark Musser's Nazi Oaks

    09/14/2013 12:14:00 PM PDT · by Olympiad Fisherman · 8 replies
    The Mind Renewed ^ | 9/13/13 | Dr. Julian Charles
    We are joined by Pastor Mark Musser, author of the book Nazi Oaks : The Green Sacrifice of the Judeo-Christian Worldview in the Holocaust, who explains how the worldview of the Nazis, which led to the abominations of the Holocaust, was deeply-rooted in the ecological undercurrents of the anti-Semitism, anti-theism, and anti-humanism of the early German green movement. Gathering together the strands of a bewildering number of influences, from Romanticism to existentialism and Social Darwinism, this ecology served to rationalise (in their eyes) and invigorate their racist and eugenicist 'purification' of land and people ...
  • Hitler's ghost was roaming about Europe until 1970

    04/25/2006 3:10:40 PM PDT · by robowombat · 11 replies · 1,829+ views
    Pravda ^ | May 7, 2005 | Alisa Argunova
    Hitler's ghost was roaming about Europe until 1970 Posted on Saturday, May 07 @ 18:08:37 CDT His mortal remains were reburied 8 times and eventually destroyed by fire Adolf Hitler put down his own funeral arrangements back in 1938 as he dreamt of the world domination and his worldwide glory. He wished to be laid to rest in the city of Lintz, in a giant burial vault of the National Socialist Party. A golden sepulcher decorated with gems from the Ural Mountains should have been installed in the center of the vault. A badly charred corpse of Hitler was found...
  • Did 'executed' Nazi criminal in Schindler's List escape justice?

    03/21/2013 8:24:40 PM PDT · by the scotsman · 8 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 22nd March 2013 | Becky Evans
    'Revelations about the execution of a notorious Nazi war criminal, immortalised in Schindler's List, have raised questions about how the mass murderer died and whether he was even hanged at all. For decades Amon Goeth, who was responsible for the deaths of tens of thousands of Jews and Poles during World War Two, was believed to have been filmed being executed in 1946. A black and white video shows executioners twice botching a hanging before he was eventually killed. But historians claim in a new National Geographic documentary called Bloody Tales that the video was from 1947 and shows Dr...
  • Obama draws parallels between Wallenberg, Syria

    09/04/2013 9:07:04 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    The Houston Chronicle / The Associated Press ^ | September 4, 2013 | Josh Lederman
    STOCKHOLM (AP) President Barack Obama is drawing parallels between the actions of a Swedish diplomat who saved Jews during the Holocaust and the action he wants the world to take to help Syria's people. On his first presidential visit to Sweden, Obama said Raoul Wallenberg's actions are a reminder "of our power not simply to bear witness, but also to act."(continued)
  • Striving to Preserve the Rich Heritage of Yiddish

    09/02/2013 3:25:37 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    As the number of Yiddish speakers declines, those who love the language look for ways to ensure its survival.In the misery of a Jewish ghetto in German-occupied Poland, Jack Lewin remembers, the books helped him survive. Reading the Yiddish words late into the night, Lewin could forget the hunger that sometimes brought him to tears. "I lived with the characters of the books," he says in his home near Wilshire Boulevard, his green-and-gray eyes distant with memory. Maybe it was those books that made it possible for him and the others to be human after Auschwitz. Now he traces his...
  • Crisis of Conscience: Anti-Semite Learns He's a Jew

    08/07/2013 6:41:24 PM PDT · by xzins · 67 replies
    CBN ^ | August 07, 2013 | Dale Hurd
    BUDAPEST, Hungary -- What do you do when you learn you are not the person you thought you were, when you learn you are the very thing you hated? It was a question Csanad Szegedi was confronted with -- one that led to a remarkable transformation. Szegedi was once a rising star in Hungary's third largest and most controversial political parties, Jobbik. Jobbik has been labeled fascist and anti-Semitic. Its leader once asked for a list of all the Jews in Hungarian government. And Szegedi, still in his 20s, was on a trajectory to lead the party someday. "I joined...
  • A Message from Treblinka to Zahalka

    08/04/2013 1:19:30 AM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies
    inn ^ | Maayana Miskin
    Over the weekend a memorial was held at the Treblinka concentration camp to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the 1943 uprising at the camp. Roughly 875,000 people were murdered in Treblinka during the Holocaust, nearly all of them Jews. In 1943 prisoners rebelled. While most were killed, several hundred managed to escape, and the uprising damaged the camp badly enough to slow the mass murder at the site. Deputy Minister of Education Avi Wortzman represented Israel at the ceremony. In his speech, he spoke about the horror of the Holocaust, and also replied to an Arab-Israeli MKs recent claim, in...
  • Writer compares black incarceration to Jewish Holocaust

    07/27/2013 7:15:07 AM PDT · by Steve Peacock · 59 replies
    Your Black World ^ | Dr. Boyce Watkins
    "Were being locked away in a mass incarceration epidemic that is as bad as the Jewish holocaust." Dr. Boyce Watkins, in a commentary criticizing rap star Jay-Z for his disrespect of Harry Belafonte, made the above remark when lambasting Jay-Z for not doing more for the black community. I am sickened that someone can compare the attempted extermination of an entire group of people to the consequences of criminal actions leading to imprisonment. Not a soul commented on that passage via the website (which I stumbled across through a Facebook "friend.")
  • Freedom From Religion Foundation Opposing Star Of David At Holocaust Memorial

    07/21/2013 10:56:02 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 52 replies
    Opposing Views ^ | July 19, 2013 | Evan Bleier
    An atheist group that is known for targeting supposed violations of the separation between church and state recently protested a Holocaust memorial because the monument plans to feature a Star of David.The Freedom From Religion Foundation, or FFRF, has stated its opposition to the proposed Ohio Statehouse Holocaust memorial because its leaders believe that including the religious symbol would create "legal precedent."The co-presidents of the FFRF, Don Barker and Annie Laurie Gaylor, wrote a letter to Richard Finan, chair of the Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board about the proposed memorial, The Blaze reported.Permitting one permanent sectarian and exclusionary religious...