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Holocaust Denial

Let It Go?

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 10.02.2014 | World
Menachem Rosensaft

Survivors can be reassured that their legacy will be fiercely safeguarded by their children and grandchildren. And those who would "let it go" should bear this in mind as well before they speak.

Was Rialto Unified School District's Holocaust Assignment Really About Critical Thinking?

Mark Baer | Posted 10.04.2014 | Education
Mark Baer

Although a great deal has been written about the "critical thinking" assignment given to eighth graders in the Rialto Unified School District on whether or not the Holocaust ever occurred, I feel compelled to provide my perspective.

Anti-Semitism: The Week in Review

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 02.12.2014 | World
Abraham H. Foxman

This, sadly, has been one of those weeks. A week where, despite all of the tributes to the life and legacy of that great freedom fighter, Nelson Mandela, abject bigotry raised its ugly head more times than we wish to enumerate.

The Revelation at Sinai Was Real

Rabbi Adam Jacobs | Posted 02.09.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Adam Jacobs

Many religious systems have borrowed various concepts from Judaism -- from Sabbath observance to dietary laws to moral code. If it is so easy to scam the masses, why wouldn't they borrow our revelation narrative?

Reports Of Anti-Semitism Increase

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 05.20.2013 | Religion

WASHINGTON -- The State Department appointed a special envoy to monitor and combat anti-Semitism Monday as a new report documents a global increase in...

Hungary Criminalizes Holocaust Denial, Orders Man To Visit Memorial

Posted 02.02.2013 | World

A Holocaust denier has been ordered to serve an unconventional punishment in Hungary. Gyorgy Nagy, 42, is the first Hungarian to be convicted of th...

Abbas Alleges Link Between Zionists and Nazis

David N. Myers | Posted 03.27.2013 | World
David N. Myers

Netanyahu has guided Israel to unprecedented international isolation, income disparity and diplomatic stasis. But it is necessary and sobering to recall that his presumptive partners for peace are hardly without blemish.

Ahmadinejad Refuses To Acknowledge Holocaust

Posted 09.25.2012 | World

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad continues to infuriate the world by refusing to acknowledge that the Holocaust ever happened. During an inter...

Holocaust Denial: Assaults On Collective Memory Becloud Europe's Future

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 07.17.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

No crime in the annals of history has been as well documented as Nazi Germany's Final Solution. Against this backdrop, how do we account for the growing phenomenon of Holocaust revisionism and denial?

GOP Candidate Calls Holocaust 'Blackest Lie In History'

Oak Lawn Patch | Lorraine Swanson | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics

A congressional candidate running as a Republican in the upcoming Illinois primary says the "Holocaust never happened." Arthur Jones, 64, a Lyons, ...

Hit the Road, Pat: The Sins of Patrick Buchanan

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 04.24.2012 | Media
Menachem Rosensaft

No one says that Buchanan is not bright and personable. He is, however, a bigot so far outside the American political mainstream that he should never have been given legitimacy by MSNBC in the first place.

Their Denial And Our Silence Mock International Holocaust Memorial Day

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 03.27.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

If the grandchildren of the victims of Hitler's Final Solution are to have hope for the future, they'll need the international community to go beyond annual moments of silence.

Three New Movies that Shed Light on the Holocaust

Deborah King | Posted 11.27.2011 | Entertainment
Deborah King

All three films will help you to remember to examine your own past, to ferret out the truth of your own self-betrayals, your own extermination of the parts of yourself you'd rather not accept.

Bishop Loses Appeal Over Holocaust Remarks

Posted 09.10.2011 | Religion

By Niels Sorrells Religion News Service BERLIN (RNS) A schismatic British bishop who said he didn't believe the Holocaust claimed 6 million Jews f...

Schismatic Bishop Faces Trial Over Holocaust Denial

Posted 09.04.2011 | Religion

By Niels Sorrells Religion News Service BERLIN (RNS) The case of an outspoken schismatic bishop headed back to court on Monday (July 4), with lawy...

Statement Of Muslim American Imams And Community Leaders On Holocaust Denial

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

"O you who believe, stand up firmly for justice as witnesses to Almighty God." (Holy Qu'ran, al-Nisa "The Women" 4:135) On August 7-11, 2010, we ...

International Holocaust Remembrance Day: Bringing Imams To Auschwitz

Marshall J. Breger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Marshall J. Breger

At the death camps, the Muslims spoke out forthrightly against Holocaust denial and anti-Semitism. This journey of reconciliation gives the lie to the caricatures of Islam that have become so prevalent.

Holocaust Denier David Irving Back in the Fray

Amarnath Amarasingam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Amarnath Amarasingam

Infamous Holocaust denier David Irving is leading a group of supporters who have each paid around £2000 (about $3160) to take part in an eight-day tour of wartime sites in Poland.

Bishop Richard Williamson: Holocaust Denier Charge Heads To German Court

AP | VERENA SCHMITT-ROSCHMANN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BERLIN — A German court convicted ultraconservative British Bishop Richard Williamson on Friday of denying the Holocaust in a television interview. ...

A Muslim Voice of Reason Against Israeli Actions: Ibrahim Ramey

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

I first met Ibrahim Abdil-Mu'id Ramey after he delivered the plenary speech about Dr. Martin Luther King and the linkage between Dr. King's movement a...

Alleged Muslim Power over Holocaust Curriculum: Please Don't Forward!

Nancy Fuchs Kreimer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Nancy Fuchs Kreimer

We ought to be slow to believe the worst about others, quick to report the best. Now, that would be a true memorial to those who died in the Holocaust!

Deny The Holocaust, Spend Three Years In Prison

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungarian President Laszlo Solyom has signed a law making Holocaust denial punishable by three years in prison. The law was...

On the International Day of Holocaust Commemoration, Continue to Fight Anti-Semitism

Michael Oren | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Oren

Much more energy must be channeled and awareness raised on the hatred of Jews and other minorities and its potentially murderous consequences.

Leaked Ahmadinejad Diary Proves Iran Prez Is Jewish

Katie Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Katie Halper

I attended Camp Havanagila, a Zionist summer camp in the Catskill Mountains, when I was young, and so, it seems, did Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

Daily Telegraph: Ahmadinejad Has Jewish Roots

The Daily Telegraph | By Damien McElroy and Ahmad Vahdat | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A photograph of the Iranian president holding up his identity card during elections in March 2008 clearly shows his family has Jewish roots. ...