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    A German Jewish journalist is being criticized for interviewing a top neo-Nazi for a magazine. Michel Friedman, a former German Jewish leader, had intended to interview extreme rightist Horst Mahler for the German edition of Vanity Fair magazine about his days as a founder of the far-left Red Army Fraction some 30 years ago. But… More ▸

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    One of Ukraine’s chief rabbis thanked President Victor Yuschenko for his plan to combat anti-Semitism. Rabbi Azriel Chaikin expressed his support for Yuschenko’s initiative to combat xenophobia and anti-Semitism, and called on the president to ensure the safety of the country’s Jews and adopt appropriate legislation. “I express my blessing to you for your concrete… More ▸

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    Police are investigating a third hate incident at Columbia University in recent weeks. A swastika was spray-painted on the door of a Jewish faculty member’s office at Teachers College on Wednesday, according to a statement released by the university, Reuters reported. “We feel we’ve been targeted precisely because Teachers College is, and historically has been,… More ▸

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    A motion calling for a one-state solution was defeated at the famous Oxford Union debating forum. The motion on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict lost last week by a vote of 191-60 at Oxford University in Britain. Professor Norman Finkelstein, a far-left critic of Israel, was scheduled to be on the team opposing the motion but was… More ▸

  • Armenian Groups Slams University in Yerevan for Honoring Ahmadinejad

    Armenian Americans slammed the decision by a university in the Armenian capital of Yerevan to honor Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Ahmadinejad during a state visit to Armenia last week was presented with a gold medal and an honorary doctorate Monday from Yerevan State University. An editorial in the Armenian weekly, the house organ of the… More ▸

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    Ukraine’s president has proposed a bill that would criminalize denial of the Holocaust. President Viktor Yuschenko said during the second meeting of the Holodomor Commemoration Coordinating Council in Kharkov on Tuesday that he would propose a bill criminalizing the denial of the Holocaust and Holodomor, the Soviet-engineered Ukrainian famine of 1932-33. He also instructed Ukraine’s… More ▸

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    David Irving has threatened to sue London’s Jewish Chronicle for calling him a Holocaust denier. In a letter sent recently to the newspaper’s legal department, Irving claimed the term “active Holocaust denier” is “demonstrably untrue” and that using it again would result in a claim for defamation “without further notice.” The Chronicle had used the… More ▸

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    A Prague court ruled that a neo-Nazi group can march through the city’s Jewish quarter on Kristallnacht. This is the second time that the court has overturned a City Hall ban on the march by the National Resistance, according to the Czech daily Lidove noviny. The rally is scheduled for Nov. 10, the anniversary of… More ▸

  • Critics of Israel Lobby Gather on Mearsheimer’s Home Turf

    Collectively they have published more than a hundred books and countless articles. Four are tenured professors at elite American universities. Internet searches reveal them to be widely cited experts on international affairs and American foreign policy. In short, it’s difficult to imagine a collection of academics more secure in their posts or more prominent. But… More ▸

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    Holocaust denier David Irving has been invited to speak to the Oxford University debating society. The invitation from the famous Oxford Union has angered some student groups and activists, according to The Guardian. British National Party chairman Nick Griffin and Belarussian dictator Alexander Lukoshenko also were invited to speak. “It will be a disgrace if… More ▸