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  • When a former Nazi meets a Holocaust survivor (YouTube)

    08/25/2018 11:08:16 AM PDT · by Ciaphas Cain · 7 replies
    Jewish Journal ^ | August 10, 2017
    What happens when a Holocaust survivor and former Hitler Youth Leader meet for the first time? Erika Jacoby, 89, and Ursula Martens, 88, find out.
  • Zuckerberg in Holocaust denial row

    07/19/2018 10:41:58 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 23 replies
    The original comments, given in a wide-ranging interview with Recode, were made in response to questions about what Facebook was doing to combat fake news and sites, such as InfoWars, that promoted conspiracy theories. In Myanmar, also known as Burma, Facebook has been accused by UN investigators of facilitating violence against Rohingya Muslims by allowing anti-Muslim hate speech and fake news. The social network has now said that it will begin removing misinformation that could lead to people being physically harmed. When asked about its policy on fake news, Mr Zuckerberg offered, without prompting, the example of Holocaust deniers. "I'm...
  • Nazi guard facing boot

    08/01/2003 7:58:14 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 2 replies · 220+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | August 01 2003 | JOHN MARZULLI
    Judge raps Queens man A 79-year-old suspected former Nazi camp guard now living in Queens was stripped of his citizenship by a federal judge. Jakiw Palij, who allegedly served as an armed guard in the notorious Trawniki slave labor camp in Poland, where 6,000 Jews were slaughtered in a two-day massacre in 1943, now faces deportation. The SS-sponsored spree at Trawniki - code-named Operation Harvest Festival - along with the murders of 36,000 at two other camps in Poland, was the largest two-day German killing operation against Jews during World War II, according to court papers. Federal prosecutors did not...
  • Nazi death camp guard arrested by ICE, deported to Germany: Authorities

    08/21/2018 8:16:21 PM PDT · by TaxPayer2000 · 60 replies
    Yahoo! ^ | August 21, 2018 | TARA PALMERI
    A man who authorities believe is the last known Nazi collaborator living in the U.S. has been arrested and deported to Germany.At the order of President Donald Trump, Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents removed 95-year-old Jakiw Palij from his Queens, New York, home on Monday. Justice Department officials say Palij served as an armed guard at a death camp in Nazi-occupied Poland and later lied to American immigration officials about his role in those atrocities when he entered the U.S. after the war. ABC News was there when Palij was removed by wheelchair from his home on Monday, but he...
  • Nazi labor camp guard caught by ICE, deported to Germany, White House says

    08/21/2018 3:46:40 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 82 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 8/21/18 | Benjamin Brown
    A former Nazi SS labor camp guard was deported from his home in Queens, N.Y., to Germany, the White House announced in a statement early Tuesday morning. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents implemented a 2004 deportation order against Jakiw Palij, who immigrated to the United States in 1949 and became a citizen in 1957 after concealing his Nazi background, the statement read. #BREAKING: Early morning release from the White House says ICE has deported a former Nazi labor camp guard who was living in New York City. pic.twitter.com/OxGgcj1qsP
  • ICE Won’t Deport the Last Nazi War Criminal in America

    03/28/2018 8:26:19 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 51 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 03/28/2018 | Justin Rohrlich
    Last year, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement deported 226,119 people. Jakiw Palij wasn’t one of them. During the first three months of ICE’s 2018 fiscal year, the agency deported 56,710 people, 46 percent of whom had not been convicted of a crime. This year, ICE expects to deport 209,000 people (PDF). It is highly unlikely that Palij will be among them—even though Palij is a war criminal, the last Nazi war criminal living in the United States. Palij served as a guard during World War II at the Trawniki forced labor camp, which also trained those participating in “Operation Reinhard,”...
  • The Southern Poverty Law Center: From Klan Hunters to Multimillion-dollar Smear Machine

    04/30/2018 12:26:36 PM PDT · by SJackson · 23 replies
    Tablet ^ | April 26, 2018 | Liel Leibovitz
    By bizarrely going after Sam Harris, Majid Nawaaz, and others, the once venerable organization has abandoned its core mission, focusing instead on dirty partisan politics Shortly after the election of Donald Trump in November of 2016, a lot of people I knew wrote biggish checks to the Southern Poverty Law Center. They weren’t alone: According to tax filings, the group took in $136 million last year alone, bringing its total assets to a whopping half-a-billion dollars.This surge in the organization’s popularity makes sense: The SPLC, after all, is the group that had once, nearly four decades ago, protected Vietnamese shrimpers...
  • Holocaust Survivors Thank Trump For Deporting Former Nazi Jail Guard

    08/22/2018 8:32:30 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 18 replies
    USSA News ^ | Aug 22, 2018
    This week President Trump deported a former Nazi prison guard who had been living in New York for years. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents removed 95-year-old Jakiw Palij by wheelchair from his home in Queens, New York on Monday and sent him back to Germany. “We had a Nazi living in Queens up until about 36 hours ago,” one grateful Holocaust survivor said in a new video shared by Rep. Dov Hikind (D-NY). For too long, all anybody did – including presidents – was talk, he said. “Talk is cheap,” he says in the video. “Action is what counts.” Action...
  • Statement from Press Secretary (Deportation of Nazi Way Criminal)

    08/21/2018 12:29:37 AM PDT · by Cementjungle · 22 replies
    The White House ^ | 8/21/2018 | White House Press Secretary
    Early this morning, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) implemented a 2004 order of deportation to the Federal Republic of Germany of Jakiw Palij, a former Nazi SS labor camp guard in German-occupied Poland and a postwar resident of Queens, New York. President Trump commends his Administrations comprehensive actions, especially ICEs actions, in removing this war criminal from United States soil. Despite a court ordering his deportation in 2004, past administrations were unsuccessful in removing Palij. To protect the promise of freedom for Holocaust survivors and their families, President Trump prioritized the removal of Palij. Through extensive negotiations, President...
  • Poland Changes its Controversial Holocaust Law

    06/30/2018 5:29:49 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 20 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | June 2018 | Herb Keinon, Jeremy Sharon
    Poland has amended its controversial Holocaust law that made it a crime punishable by up to three years in jail to say “Polish concentration camps,” four months after the law went into effect. Polish lawmakers voted on Wednesday by a vote of 388-25, with five abstentions. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he is pleased that Poland “fully rescinded” clauses in its Holocaust law. “I’m pleased that the Polish government, the parliament, the senate and the president of Poland decided today to fully rescind the clauses that were signed and caused a storm and consternation in Israel and among the international...
  • AfD chief: Nazi era a 'speck of bird poop' in German history

    06/02/2018 11:15:53 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 52 replies
    ynetnews.com ^ | June 2, 2018 | Associated Press
    'Hitler and the Nazis are just a speck of bird poop in more than 1,000 years of successful German history,' says Alexander Gauland, drawing criticism from secretary general of Merkel's party: '50 million victims of war, the Holocaust and total war are just bird poop' for Gauland and his party.
  • “History Lesson” From Mahmoud Abbas: You’ll Never Guess Who Backed The Creation Of Israel

    05/01/2018 11:56:18 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Hotair ^ | 05/01/2018 | Ed Morrissey
    As Philip Klein points out, it’s a good thing that this “history lesson” comes from the Left’s favorite Palestinian moderate. Lord knows how this would have unfolded with a less rational personage than Mahmoud “Abu Mazen” Abbas. The Palestinian leader opened the first Palestinian National Council in 22 years yesterday, hoping to firm up his credibility enough to establish his preferred line of succession as well as unite Palestinians under his leadership. And what better way to accomplish this than some unadulterated and absolutely bat-s*** crazy anti-Semitic conspiracy theories? In a long and rambling at speech in Ramallah at...
  • D.C. Democratic Lawmaker Donated to Event Where Farrakhan Denounced Jews

    04/22/2018 9:04:19 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 17 replies
    freebeacon ^ | April 20, 2018 | Jack Heretik
    D.C. City Councilman Trayon White Sr. (D.) donated to an event in Chicago where National of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan again denounced Jews. White donated $500 from his constituent services account to the Chicago event known as "Saviours’ Day," the Washington Post reports. Campaign finance law dictates that the constituent services account's privately-raised funds must be used on D.C. residents. White denied knowing about the payment. However, the account's treasurer, Darryl Ross, said otherwise. "He said to me, ‘I want you to make a payment to the Nation of Islam for Saviours’ Day,’" Ross told the Post. "So I went...
  • D.C. lawmaker who said Jews control the weather visits Holocaust Museum but leaves early

    04/19/2018 6:20:43 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 58 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 04/19/18 | Peter Jamison
    The photo, taken in 1935, depicts a woman in a dark dress shuffling down a street in Norden, Germany. A large sign hangs from her neck: “I am a German girl and allowed myself to be defiled by a Jew.” She is surrounded by Nazi stormtroopers. D.C. Council member Trayon White Sr. (D-Ward 8) studied the image. “Are they protecting her?” Lynn Williams, an expert on educational programs at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and White’s tour guide for the day, stared at the photo. “No,” she said. “They’re marching her through.” “Marching through is protecting,” White said. “I think...
  • German 7th Grader: ‘I Am Marginalised Because I Am German and Eat Pork’

    04/20/2018 5:26:27 AM PDT · by C19fan · 28 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 20, 2018 | Chris Tomlinson
    Bullying in German schools in Berlin’s heavily migrant populated areas has increased drastically with pupils claiming that they are threatened and beaten simply because they are German, and not Muslim. Teachers in schools across Berlin are voicing concern over bullying from migrant-background Muslim children towards German children who can find themselves in a minority. According to one 7th grader in Berlin’s Schöneberg district, many Muslim migrant-background children bully and beat him simply for being German, Tagesspiegel reports.
  • 4 in 10 millennials don't know 6 million Jews were killed in Holocaust, study shows

    04/12/2018 2:12:06 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 120 replies
    CBS News ^ | April 12, 2018 | Amir Cohen
    More than one-fifth of millennials in the U.S. -- 22 percent -- haven't heard of, or aren't sure if they've heard of, the Holocaust, according to a study published Thursday, on Israel's Holocaust Remembrance Day. The study, which was commissioned by The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany and conducted by Schoen Consulting, also found that 11 percent of U.S. adults overall haven't heard of the Holocaust or aren't sure if they did. Additionally, 41 percent of millennials believe two million Jews or fewer were killed during the Holocaust, the study found. Six million Jews were killed in World...
  • The Betrayal of the Holocaust - Greenfield

    04/13/2018 9:51:55 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 20 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | 4/12/18 | Greenfield
    Thursday, April 12, 2018 The Betrayal of the Holocaust Posted by Daniel Greenfield When we talk about the Holocaust, we are talking about the mass murder of millions of Jews. The dead included my grandparents and countless others, shot, starved, gassed, beaten to death and buried in mass graves. And yet the lessons of the Holocaust in its commemorations rarely have anything to do with Jewish lives.  Millions of dollars have been spent building memorials to the victims of the Holocaust, even as Iran is spending its millions on building another kind of memorial to the Holocaust, in the form...
  • Tom Steyer Holds Impeachment Town Hall in Oakland

    04/13/2018 5:30:31 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 25 replies
    brietbart ^ | 04/12/2018 | Adelle Nazarian
    Amidst division among his fellow Democrats over his campaign to see President Donald Trump impeached, billionaire left-wing environmentalist Tom Steyer held a rally attended by approximately 400 anti-Trump activists in Oakland Wednesday night to help garner support for his impeachment efforts. According to the East Bay Times, Steyer said Trump “is a malignant narcissist who’s deteriorating” while speaking alongside Amy Siskind, an anti-Trump Wall Street executive-turned-blogger, at the Impact Hub, a community center in uptown Oakland. “Today is the best day of the rest of the Trump administration,” Steyer said. Siskind, who is a liberal self-described “Jewish, gay woman,” used...
  • UK preservation group aims to restore, revive Europe’s abandoned synagogues

    04/11/2018 5:45:21 PM PDT · by GoldenState_Rose · 4 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | 9 Feb 2018 | Stuart Winer
    A British organization has launched an ambitious project aimed at restoring old, abandoned synagogues across Europe and bringing them back to community life, and commemorating communities that were wiped out in the Holocaust. The Foundation of Jewish Heritage has identified 3,300 pre-Second World War buildings used for Jewish prayer, of which at least 19 could be brought back into use - out of an estimated total of 17,000 that were in use before the Second World War. The remaining buildings, of which just 718 are still being used as synagogues, have been carefully catalogued based on their artistic, urban, and...
  • That myth-crap of 'Khazars,' pushed by R. Islamists and Neo-Nazis alike

    01/18/2012 2:41:19 PM PST · by PRePublic · 38 replies
    Ever heard about the 'Khazar' myth pushed by the Neo-Nazis/KKK? In fact, Jews are both a nation and a religion. the percentage of those with any roots in khazaria is so minimal, that there was only one non-historian "writer" that came up with the idea to say that the percentage is higher. As a penpal who is of Jewish background told me once: 'Before the WW2 Were were told to go BACK to Palestine where we came from... now the same haters don't even grant us that...' Hitler VS Khazar mythOddly enough, Hitler's "aryanism" and anti-Jewish sick obession was AGAINST...