Archive: January 2012

The Holocaust distorter from Estonia

Posted on January 4, 2012

By Yossi Melman According to the Estonian president’s distorted logic, the Jewish victims who were murdered by the Estonians during the Holocaust, and the Estonian hangmen who annihilated the Jews, are “partners.”   It’s not a good idea to mention a noose in the home of a hanged man. But Toomas Hendrik Ilves, the president Continue Reading »

Hitler vs. Stalin: Who Killed More?

Posted on January 4, 2012

By Timothy Snyder Who was worse, Hitler or Stalin? In the second half of the twentieth century, Americans were taught to see both Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union as the greatest of evils. Hitler was worse, because his regime propagated the unprecedented horror of the Holocaust, the attempt to eradicate an entire people on Continue Reading »

Controversy erupts over Holocaust revisionism in E. Europe

Posted on January 4, 2012

By Toby Axelrod   BERLIN (JTA) — Was the Soviet Union a force for good or ill during the Nazi years? That question is at the core of a controversy between and among some Jewish groups and former Soviet republics over the issue of Holocaust revisionism, and it erupted last week at a conference in Continue Reading »

The Prague Declaration, Holocaust Obfuscation and Antisemitism

Posted on January 4, 2012

Clemens Heni, Ph.D., Berlin, scholar and author, former Post-Doc at Yale (09/2009-08/2009) We are facing two big antisemitic movements today: first the Iranian threat against Israel and the Jews in particular, Muslim or Islamic antisemitism in general. Second we are facing a distortion of history, especially in Eastern Europe, Europe as a whole, and  America Continue Reading »

Remembering accurately on Int’l Holocaust Remembrance Day

Posted on January 4, 2012

By YEHUDA BAUER Despite the disproportionately large number of Jewish victims of Stalinism, neither can one talk of a genocide of the Jews at Soviet hands. Tomorrow many countries will mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day, established by the UN in 2005. Yet at the same time, there is a movement afoot to proclaim another day Continue Reading »

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