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‘The Plot Against America’ Explains How Holocaust ‘Can Happen Here’ Says Producer

Set in the 1940s, Philip Roth’s 2004 novel “The Plot Against America” hypothesizes a chilling alternative history in which hero aviator and Nazi sympathizer...

Chasing ‘Ivan’ from the Holocaust All the Way

Adolf Eichmann was the first person to be tried in the State of Israel for Nazi war crimes. John Demjanjuk was the second and...

Chapter Three: Growing Up in Pre-Nazi Europe

He was born Ernest Zeev Ehrenfeld on February 21, 1925, in Lucenec, a provincial city of 35,000 residents in the agricultural heart of Czechoslovakia....

Dear Antifa

I have to admit, it’s a clever ruse. Donning all black, claiming a lineage to anti-fascist groups in Germany and Italy, stating that your...

Jewish Comedian Receives Death Threats After Making Nazi Joke During Set

Jewish stand-up comedian Steve Hofstetter did a Nazi bit at his performance at a club in Vancouver, British Columbia on March 22, joking about...

When the Chicken Votes for Colonel Sanders

There is no question anti-Semitism is on the rise internationally at a level not seen in decades. Sometimes couched as anti-Israel, we find supporters...

Marching for My Zayde at Auschwitz-Birkenau

Nothing can prepare you for a visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau. No amount of movies, books, journals or stories can accurately portray the horrors that changed...

A Nazi Woman Lives as a Jew in ‘The Last’

Writer-director Jeff Lipsky knows that some audiences may view him as an apologist for Nazis. Indeed, in his film “The Last,” the central character,...

Two Nice Jewish Boys: Episode 126 – Grandson of a Nazi who Volunteers with Holocaust Survivors

Israel and Germany’s relationship has known ups and downs over the years. When Israel was established, in 1948, it upheld a policy of enforcing...

Fox News Dismisses National Ad for Anti-Nazi Doc

Fox News rejected a national advertising buy for a 30-second spot for the Oscar-nominated documentary short film, “A Night at the Garden.”  The ad...

Sen. Cruz Urges Illinois to Vote Against Nazi Running for Congress

An unabashed Nazi is running for Congress in Illinois as the Republican candidate – and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is urging Republicans in the...

The 1940 Campaign for a Jewish Army to Fight Hitler

In the opening months of World War II, more than a year before the attack on Pearl Harbor propelled the United States into the...

Rainer Weiss, scientist who fled Nazis, among Nobel Prize in Physics winners

Three American scientists were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics, including one who fled the Nazis with his parents and another whose grandparents were...

Bernie Sanders chokes up when he learns about relative who died defying the Nazis

In the upcoming season premiere of the PBS series “Finding Your Roots,” Bernie Sanders does more than look at a printout of his family...

Rare Holocaust photos resurface in North Hollywood home

The 13 black-and-white pictures sat in a cardboard box in a North Hollywood residence, half a world and seven decades removed from the horrors...

Nazi Chocolate: Oy

The recent resurgence of public Nazi presence reminds me of some Nazi chocolate history. I discuss this more fully in my book. European Jewish businesses,...

Rabbi Sharon Brous’ Rosh Hashanah sermon: The bug in the software of the West

America is turning from a place with an undercurrent of antisemitism, to a place in which antisemitism is condoned by the state. What are...

Senate resolution forces Trump to sign off on threat of white supremacists

The Senate has advanced a bipartisan resolution post-Charlottesville calling on President Donald Trump to reject white supremacists and, in a rare move, requiring his...

Anne Frank’s diary is now a comic book

In a bid to preserve interest in the Holocaust by future generations, the Basel-based Anne Frank Foundation unveiled the first authorized comic book based...

‘Filming the Camps’ shows how directors chronicled horrors of WWII

In early 2017, when Beth Kean, executive director of the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust in Pan Pacific Park, was booking a new...

This is your brain on Trump

Do you ever find yourself wondering what the story is with those thrilled faces behind Donald Trump at his rallies? Unlike us, they’re not...

Trump adviser Gary Cohn reportedly considered quitting following Charlottesville

Gary Cohn, a prominent Jewish member of President Donald Trump’s administration, considered resigning over Trump’s response to a far-right rally in Charlottesville, The New...

La Crescenta Park’s Nazi ties reflected in new historical marker

The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation unveiled a historical marker at Crescenta Valley Community Regional Park in La Crescenta on Aug....

Why some Jews still support Trump

Watching President Donald Trump equivocate during his criticism of the recent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., many liberal Jews saw a new low...

Antifa, Nazism and the opportunistic politics that divide us

Americans are more united than ever on issues of race and free speech. So why the hell are we so divided? In the aftermath of the...

Atlanta private school students expelled, suspended for Jews vs. Nazis beer pong

A student from a private high school in Atlanta was expelled and four others were suspended after a photo on social media showed them...

What’s a bigger threat to Jews, left or right?

Who’s worse, the fanatics who want to kill us now or the extremists who want to kill us later? That was the question Jews...

The Torah of ‘Game of Thrones’

I used to think HBO’s “Game of Thrones” depicted fantasy. Over seven seasons, the show has featured creatures and events that are not of this world,...

Lawsuit just the start of crackdown on white supremacists, Feuer vows

Days after his office filed an Aug. 14 lawsuit against three people allegedly connected to a Canoga Park home serving as a gathering place...

Trump’s target: Immigrants like us

While reporting on the current generation of immigrants, I’ve been struck by how they resemble Jews who, like them, left the old country for...

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USC President Calls Student VP Resignation Letter ‘Heartbreaking,’ Says Anti-Semitism ‘Has No Place at the University’

"What happened to Rose Ritch is unacceptable, and we must all take up her challenge to do better.”

British Cabinet Office Says It’s Reviewing Wiley’s MBE After Anti-Semitic Tweets

The office said the award can be revoked if the recipient has engaged in “behavior that is deemed to bring the honors system into disrepute.”

Elliott Abrams Named Envoy on Iran Issues

He is replacing Brian Hook.
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