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  • The forgotten pogrom of Baghdad

    At about 3 p.m., June 1, 1941, the Jews of Baghdad found themselves caught between Hitler’s master plan to dominate Europe and the Arab-Jewish conflict in Palestine. At stake was the oil Hitler needed to succeed.

  • New details about IBM aid to Nazis in WWII

    A new investigation reveals the extent to which IBM machines and technical assistance were used by Romania in its efforts to persecute and exterminate the Gypsies and other minorities during World War II.

  • Ford takes steps on funding

    The Ford Foundation has taken its first steps to fulfill a pledge to reverse its funding for organizations engaged in anti-Israel agitation.

  • Ford to stop funding hate groups

    In a stunning reversal, the Ford Foundation has admitted it erred in funding anti-Israeli Palestinian groups and promised to establish tough new guidelines to stop its funds from being used for anti-Semitic action anywhere in the world.

  • Senator pledges Ford investigation

    The head of the Senate Finance Committee said he would order an investigation into Ford Foundation support for anti-Israel groups the senator called “terrorist front organizations.”

  • Legal action to follow Ford revelations?

    A Jewish group is considering legal action against the Ford Foundation in the wake of revelations that the charity is spending millions to fund organizations engaged in anti-Israel agitation.

  • Part 1: Ford funded Durban activists

    Part 1 of “Funding Hate,” a JTA investigative series, reveals that funding for many of the groups that fueled anti-Israel activity at a U.N. conference on racism came from the Ford Foundation, one of America’s largest philanthropic institutions.

  • Part 2: Ford’s Mideast money trail

    Part 2 of “Funding Hate,” a JTA investigative series, shows the tangled web of groups that benefit from Ford Foundation funding, including many Palestinian organizations that promote anti-Israel activity.

  • Part 3: U.S. worries about transparency

    Part 3 of “Funding Hate,” a JTA investigative series, reveals the growing concern by the U.S. government over how funds pumped into Palestinian non-governmental organizations are being used, and whether some of these monies end up supporting terrorism.

  • Part 4: Case study of a Ford grantee

    Part 4 of “Funding Hate,” a JTA investigative series, examines the murky money trail from a Palestinian organization that has received millions of dollars from the Ford Foundation and other high-profile funders.