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Ken Livingstone: a "violent antisemite"

Times: Yehuda Bauer, 90, an academic adviser to Yad Vashem, the Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, said that Ken Livingstone was a “violent antisemite”, and that Jeremy Corbyn “has a problem”.

Europe

Newshour: Richard Friedlander

last monday evening (22nd august), 9.51-9.55pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by julian marshall) includes …

“Six million Jews were killed by the Nazis and their collaborators, and its emerged that among the victims was Richard Friedlander, the father-in-law of Joseph Goebbels.”

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Paintback uses graffiti to fight Nazism and reclaim Germanys streets

Just the sight of it brings to mind images of a violent regime that systematically and brutally killed over six million Jews. While Germany has done its … 22 more words

Israeli scholar: 'If I were a British Jew, I'd be worried'

… rhetoric, such as his controversial comment this May that Hitler “was supporting Zionism before he went mad and ended up killing six million Jews.”. 20 more words

Gas Vans-Mobile killing units

The Nazis began experimenting with poison gas for the purpose of mass murder in late 1939 with the killing of mental patients (“euthanasia”). A Nazi euphemism, “euthanasia” referred to the systematic killing of those Germans whom the Nazis deemed “unworthy of life” because of mental illness or physical disability. 1,094 more words

History

Review: The Book of Aron

The Book of Aron
By Jim Shepard
Vintage, Paperback, 9781101872741, May 2016, 272pp.

The Short of It:

Based on true events, Shepard tells the story of a young boy and his family as they struggle to survive Germany’s occupation of the Warsaw Ghetto. 295 more words

Book Review

Jews in Germany and Japanese in the USA

http://listverse.com/2014/10/25/10-shameful-truths-about-japanese-american-internment/

Prior to the invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, there was a lot of similarities (as well as some crucial differences) in the way of how and why the Nazis treated Jews after the beginning of WW2 and how the US government treated its citizens of Japanese ethnicity after it entered the war. 342 more words

WW2