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In Defense of Pessimism

by Jeffrey Herf
June 30, 2015

A lesson from German history for our dealings with Iran today: take the ideas of others seriously. 146 more words

Israel & Middle East

A united front in Germany?

I missed this from back in February:

A United Front Emerges In Germany

Are we seeing the genesis of a multi-partisan pro-Western political scene in Germany?

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Variousness 29 [Fascism/Central Europe/Critique and theory]


Anti-fascist punk?

An interview with Oi Polloi on their attitudes to Israel, Jews, etc. Intro and questions in German, answers in English. … 430 more words


The Legacy of Nazi Propaganda in the Middle East

The Egyptian newspaper, Al-Masry Al-Youm, interviews Jeffrey Herf about his most recent book, Nazi Propaganda for the Arab World.

Previous: Press TV; … 9 more words


1-20-10: Nazi Propoganda for the Arab World


Jeffrey Herf, a professor of European history at the University of Maryland, College Park, already had written four books when he decided to explore Hitler’s goal of expanding the extermination of Jews from Europe to Jews in the Middle East.  75 more words

On Air


A recent discovery: the blog Philosemitism.

Germany admits financing Larijani forum, by Benjamin Weinthal

Reported in TJP:”The German government has admitted it was deeply involved in funding last month’s conference here on the Middle East, and reports indicate it suggested inviting former Iranian deputy foreign minister Muhammad Javad Ardashir Larijani to speak at the gathering, where he called for the destruction of Israel.[

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