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  • Trial of ‘Grim Reaper’ doctor halted

    LONDON, March 21 (JTA) — Holocaust survivors had hoped that an Austrian court would finally bring a Nazi doctor to justice — and perhaps help ease their terrible memories. But their hopes were dashed when the trial of a prominent Austrian neurologist was postponed indefinitely because he suffers from dementia. Heinrich Gross, 84, was alleged…

  • Trial ends with claim of Jewish conspiracy

    LONDON, March 15 (JTA) — David Irving told the High Court in London this week that some of the world’s largest Jewish organizations are involved in an international conspiracy against him. The self-described Holocaust revisionist’s claim Wednesday was the centerpiece of his 104-page closing address at the end of a two-month libel case against American…

  • Nazi-looted art returned to British heirs

    LONDON, March 13 (JTA) — A German art official has returned a Nazi-looted painting to the British heirs of its original Jewish owner. The director general of the Bavarian State Collections, who handed back the work Monday, acknowledged that “our behavior in the past was quite wrong.” “But,” declared Reinhold Baumstark, “we are very pleased…

  • London Holocaust trial nears end

    LONDON, March 5 (JTA) —Holocaust revisionist David Irving mocked victims of the Holocaust by “feeding and encouraging the most cynical anti-Semitism” in his speeches, it was alleged last week at a trial for a defamation suit that Irving has filed against a U.S. scholar. The charge was leveled by the lawyer for Jewish historian Deborah…

  • It’s Eichmann who may discredit Holocaust denial

    In Adolf Eichmann’s newly released memoirs, he tried to show that while he was a minor cog in the machine, the slaughter of the Jews did occur. Perhaps the final labors of the “Final Solution’s” chief logician will also serve, unwittingly, to put to rest

  • It’s Eichmann who may discredit Holocaust denial

    In Adolf Eichmann’s newly released memoirs, he tried to show that while he was a minor cog in the machine, the slaughter of the Jews did occur. Perhaps the final labors of the “Final Solution’s” chief logician will also serve, unwittingly, to put to rest

  • Europeans can’t resist performing in Jerusalem

    LONDON, Feb. 28 (JTA) — Pity poor Lionel Jospin. There he was, just 999 days into his tenure as France’s prime minister, when he stepped into the elephant trap of Middle Eastern political correctness. Instead of joyous celebrations to mark his 1,000th day in office this week, the former economics professor was nursing the wounds…

  • Britain to come clean on Nazi-looted art

    LONDON, Feb. 21 (JTA) — Britain’s public art galleries and museums are expected to admit in the coming days to having acquired thousands of artworks since 1933 that may have been looted from Holocaust victims. London’s Tate Gallery alone is expected to reveal that it may have more than 100 Nazi-looted paintings on its walls….

  • Holocaust revisionist Irving is ‘no historian

    LONDON, Feb. 14 (JTA) — Holocaust revisionist David Irving has no right to call himself a historian, according to a leading scholar of Nazi Germany. Richard Evans, a professor of modern history at Britain’s prestigious Cambridge University, made the remark last week while testifying in the trial here where Irving is suing American historian Professor…

  • U.S. arms linked to Israeli deaths in Lebanon

    LONDON, Feb. 14 (JTA) — Arms shipped illegally by the United States to Iran via Israel may have been used in recent Hezbollah attacks in southern Lebanon that killed seven Israeli soldiers. The allegation surfaced as Western intelligence sources are blaming Iran for the recent series of assaults by the Islamic militant group. London’s Sunday…