Adolf Hitler

Mein Kampf, With Footnotes

12/01/2015 - 19:00
Staff Writer

It’s Mein Kampf for eggheads.

New annotated edition of Adolph Hitler's manifesto, Mein Kampf will be reprinted in Germany in January. Via

Nazi Art Case Tests Start Date Of Shoah

Germany’s new claim in Guelph Treasure suit shocks Holocaust historians as ‘revisionist history.’

11/18/2015 - 19:00
Staff Writer

The German government has laws on the books that will get you thrown in jail for denying the existence of the Holocaust. It mandates that all schoolchildren, starting at age 12 and for years after that, learn about what happened to the Jews under Nazi rule. It has paid out an estimated $90 billion in reparations to Holocaust survivors and their heirs over the last 60 years.

This 12th-century domed reliquary shaped like a church and made of gold and silver is part of the Guelph Treasure.

New Battle Over ‘Mein Kampf’

After 70 years, the ‘Nazi Bible’ will be published inside Germany again. Will increased access fuel anti-Semitism?

04/06/2015 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Working at a portable typewriter in a small jail cell in 1924 and 1925, Adolf Hitler completed a 700-page manuscript. His National Socialist manifesto outlined his paranoiac description of a global Jewish conspiracy, and plans for annihilating Germany’s Jews once he came to power.

The dust jacket of the 1926-27 edition of “Mein Kampf.”  Wikimedia Commons

'Heil Hitler' Among Graffiti Scrawled On Jackie Robinson Statue In Brooklyn

Act of hate a 'dagger' in America's heart, says Schumer.
08/06/2013 - 20:00

Sixty-six years after he broke the color barrier and began integration of major league baseball, Jackie Robinson is still facing bigotry.

A statue of the sports and civil rights legend, who spoke out strongly against anti-Semitism, was defaced outside MCU Park in Coney Island, Brooklyn, home of the Brooklyn Cyclones. Along with racial slurs, the graffiti on both the bronze statue and concrete base included swastikas and the words "heil Hitler."

In an undated photo, Jackie Robinson signs a then-record contract to play for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Getty Images

Jewish Design Students Protest Planned Class By Galliano At Parsons

04/29/2013 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Just when John Galliano thought he was on the verge of rehabilitation after a drunken anti-Semitic diatribe in 2011 got him arrested, an online petition is seeking to get him fired before he even teaches one class here at Parsons The New School for Design. 

Parsons had announced last week that the 52-year-old designer agreed to teach without pay a three-day fashion-design master class called “Show Me Emotion.” The school called Galliano a “living legend,” a “technical genius,” and a “master of tailoring, construction, research and thematic investigation.”

The New York Post's coverage of a peculiar Galliano wardrobe choice during Fashion Week.

Hitler Slips Into A Google App Store

Apple has been criticized by mobile app makers for the difficult process involved in getting their apps into the AppStore. The reason for all the red tape in this process, however, is so Apple can approve each app for content ensuring there is no hate speech or racist material in the app. In France, Apple has even removed an app that was in violation of that country's strong policy on anti-Semitism.

A guest at the party opening Google's offices in Berlin. Getty Images

Producer Hopes To Make 'Hebrew Hammer' Sequel

01/08/2013 - 19:00

Actor Adam Goldberg will reprise his 2004 role as Mordechai Jefferson Carver, the badass Jewish avenger known as The Hebrew Hammer in an upcoming sequel – if its producer can raise the cash.

Fans said Adam Goldberg really nailed it as the "Hebrew Hammer" in 2004 comedy.

Am I Doing Hitler's Work?


Oops. Not only did I go on a blogging hiatus (thanks to pre-vacation, vacation and post-vacation distractions), but I did so after writing about mine and Ellie’s God problem. Hopefully, attentive readers didn’t conclude that, despairing of God’s goodness, I’d decided to give up writing for The Jewish Week.

Of course some might have been hoping I did exactly that. Like “SG,” a gentleman whose e-mail greeted me upon my return from vacation (a lakefront cottage in Maine, in case you were wondering):

News Items You May Have Missed

You may have heard that a veteran teacher in Beaufort County, S.C., grabbed a 12-year-old student by his collar while he was sharpening his pencil late last month, told him, “You’re coming with me, Jew,” dragged him 10 to 12 feet and shoved him under a desk.

“This is what the Nazis did to the Jews. Burn, Jew,” she is reported to have fumed.

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