Trump: Not a Joke Any More

12/09/2015 - 19:00
Jewish Week Online Columnist

Since he entered the race for the Republican nomination for President months ago, Donald Trump’s candidacy has been the greatest gift that late night television comedians could have hoped for. From Jimmy Fallon to John Stewart to Jimmy Kimmel, and virtually every week on Saturday Night Live, Trump’s increasingly grandiose bellowing has been a comedian’s dream. He has been the proverbial well that never runs dry, a sure-fire laugh every time.

Rabbi Gerald C. Skolnik

Hitler Facebook Post Rocks L.I. High School

Great Neck South under fire for ‘horrific’ image; school says it takes Holocaust education seriously.

03/16/2015 - 20:00
Staff Writer

A heavily Jewish Great Neck high school has come under scrutiny after someone posted a “horrific” anti-Semitic image on the freshman class’ Facebook page.

This image, posted on Great Neck South High School freshman class’ unofficial Facebook page. Courtesy of The New York Observer

Swastika Supporters Want Their Wrapping Paper Back

One day after Walgreens pulls the paper, members of the Raelian movement push for a recall of the recall.

12/08/2014 - 19:00
Staff Writer

Not only Nazis love the swastika.

Walgreens recalls wallpaper with a swastika pattern. Via NBC.com

Hitler Reacts To Minaj Video

"Her song 'I'm Your Leader' inspires me! I listen to it before every rally, every speech!"

Nicki Minaj Lyric Video Evokes Nazi Imagery

'Only' debuts on the anniversary of Kristallnacht and features propaganda images from Hitler’s Third Reich.

11/09/2014 - 19:00
Editorial Intern

Released on November 7, the new lyric video for Nicki Minaj’s latest single, “Only” features Nazi imagery, in addition to a cameo appearance by MOT Drake.

Nicki Minaj is under fire for her new single, "Only." Via wikimedia.org

Hitler, Everywhere: A List

Hitler featured on Swiss coffee creamers are just one of many products bearing the Nazi leader's likeness.

10/22/2014 - 20:00
Editorial Intern

It's not enough that Switzerland was "neutral" during the war, now they have to put Hitler on their coffee creamer?

Customers discovered the containers in German cafés and Swiss train stations, according to The New York Times; some creamers also featured the face of the Italian Fascist leader, Mussolini.

Swiss company Migros apologizes for the Hitler oversight. Dw.de

New Turkish Leadership Still Anti-Israel, Pro-Terrorist

They're shuffling the deck chairs on the Turkish ship of state but don't expect any changes in the government's virulent anti-Israel/anti-Semitic behavior or its support for Islamist terrorists. 

That's because President-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan has picked his protégé and foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu to succeed him as prime minister.

Hitler And His Niece: Abuse Of Power

05/26/2014 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

http://www.3vtheater.comShe was the niece of the most evil man who ever lived — and he was in love with her.

Aliza Shane’s new play, “Mein Uncle,” is loosely based on the relationship between Hitler and Geli Raubal, his half-niece, with whom he was sexually obsessed. The play, which is more fantasy than history, asks whether the abuse of power in a relationship can have repercussions that extend into the wider world. “Mein Uncle,” which began performances this week, runs through June 8 in the East Village.

Eric Percival, as the Hitler figure, and Amanda Marikar as his niece Geli in “Mein Uncle.” Jenn Tufaro

Happy Valentine's Day, Yair Netanyahu

02/11/2014 - 19:00
Special To The Jewish Week

It may be risky to publicly admit that I’m thinking of someone this Valentine’s Day in addition to my lovely wife. But I am, and his name is Yair Netanyahu.

Paul Golin
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