Tag Archive for Nazi

German court rejects 96 year-old ex-Nazi guard’s plea for clemency

Germany rejected a plea for clemency from the former Auschwitz guard, Oskar Groening, requiring him to begin his jail sentence for his participation in the death of 300,000 Hungarian Jews.

By JTA

 

A plea for clemency filed by a 96-year-old former Auschwitz guard ordered by Germany’s highest court to serve his prison sentence for his role in the murder of 300,000 Hungarian Jews has been denied.

Left: Oskar Groening as a young man in an SS uniform in an undated photo; right: Groening in the dock of the court in Lueneburg, northern Germany, Tuesday, April 21, 2015. – AP

German media reported that prosecutors said Wednesday that the clemency plea filed by Oskar Groening was rejected, Reuters reported. Continue Reading »

US to vote ‘NO’ on UN General Assembly resolution banning the glorification of Nazism

Even though the U.S. opposes all pro-Nazi speech, due to protecting its First Amendment beliefs, U.S. officials will again vote ‘no’ at the UNGA on the annual Russian resolution condemning the glorification of Nazism.
– As in past years, U.S. officials are reportedly pressuring Israel to demonstrate support and also vote ‘no’, or at least ‘abstain’ this year.

By The Associated Press

 

The US plans to vote against a yearly resolution at the United Nations that condemns the the glorification of Nazism, State Department officials said Wednesday.

Although it may seem counterintuitive, officials said free speech protections and other problems with the resolution make it impossible for America to support. Continue Reading »

Jewish groups upset over Trump’s ‘Inappropriate’ comparison to the Nazis

 

The leader of Britain’s Jewish community denounced Trump’s choice of words. “The Board of Deputies of British Jews constantly condemns the misuse of Nazi and Holocaust language, and the president-elect’s references to Nazi Germany are completely inappropriate.”

By Tamara Zieve

 

The Anti-Defamation League said a remark made Wednesday by US President-elect Donald Trump comparing media reports about him to Nazi-era propaganda calls for an apology.

“No one should cavalierly draw analogies to Nazi Germany, especially the next leader of the free world,” ADL national director and CEO Jonathan Greenblatt said. “It is not only a ridiculous comparison on the merits, but it also coarsens our discourse and diminishes the horror of the Holocaust. Continue Reading »

Polish Justice Minister seeks to ban use of misleading phrase: ‘Polish death camp’

Poland’s Justice Minister says, “Enough with this lie.” Poles are maligned worldwide because of this misleading phrase, which suggests then-occupied Poland was culpable for the camps, when the Nazis ordered them built on its soil.

By Reuters & Israel Hayom Staff

 

Poland is drawing up new regulations to punish use of the phrase “Polish death camps” when referring to the wartime Nazi concentration camps on Polish soil, Justice Minister Zbigniew Ziobro said on Saturday.

Polish Justice Minister Zbigniew Ziobro – Photo: YouTube Screenshot

Poland has long sought to eliminate the misleading phrase from historical and newspaper accounts since it suggests that the country, which was occupied by Nazi Germany throughout World War II, was responsible for the camps set up on its territory. Continue Reading »

Palestinian PM: We’re to follow in the path of the Nazi Mufti

 

Palestinian Prime Minister Hamdallah declared the PA is continuing on the path of the ‘pure-hearted son of Palestine,’ Haj Amin al-Hussein, who assisted with Hitler’s genocide.

By Dalit Halevi

 

Palestinian Authority (PA) Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah on Tuesday took part in the Seventh International Bayt al-Maqdis Islamic Conference in Ramallah, Samaria, in which he aired libel against Israel apparently on the background of its counter-terror actions.

Haj Amin al-Husseini and Adolf Hitler – Wikimedia Commons

In his speech, he called on the international community to get involved in order to “defend” the Arab residents of Jerusalem who are dealing with “illegal” activities from Israel “that oppose international law and human rights.”
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Hamdallah’s call to take action against Israel urged international pressure so as to end the “occupation” and establish an independent Palestinian state along the 1949 Armistice lines, with Jerusalem as its “eternal capital.”

He accused Israel of trying to wipe out the “Arab national identity” of Jerusalem, which is in fact the ancient 3,000-year-old capital of the Jewish people. Continue Reading »

PA Doublespeak: Palestinian UN envoy compares Israel to Nazi Germany

 

Israel’s ambassador to the UN, Danny Danon says, “Any comparison between the Nazi regime and the democratic State of Israel is despicable & must be condemned by the int’l community.”

By Arutz Sheva staff

 

Palestinian Authority (PA) envoy to the UN Riyad Mansour held a provocative press conference Wednesday, in which he compared the actions of Israeli security forces in Judea and Samaria to the suppression of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising by the Nazis in World War Two.

Palestinian Authority UN envoy Riyad Mansour – Reuters

“Any comparison between the Nazi regime and the democratic State of Israel is despicable and must be condemned by the international community,” Israel’s ambassador to the UN, Danny Danon, responded Wednesday night. Continue Reading »

NOT FUNNY! – Nazi symbols painted on dormroom wall of Jewish student as ‘initiation rite’

 

Seniors at prestigious Dutch university turn Jewish student’s room into ‘Nazi death camp’ with Swastikas & other Nazi symbols as part of an initiation rite.

 

A Jewish student at a Dutch university was shocked to discover recently that his fellow students had spray-painted swastikas and Nazi symbols on the walls of his room as part of an initiation rite.

The management at the Netherlands’ prestigious Leiden University said it would take harsh measures against the students responsible for the incident, which took place several days ago.

A family crosses the “Arbeit macht frei” gate of the Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz in Poland, where some 1.1 million people, most of them European Jews, perished between 1940 and 1945 – Photo: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/FILE

The senior students redesigned the Jewish freshman’s dorm room by painting mass graves and train tracks on the walls and also hung barbed wire on the pipes and created a swastika from sticks, Dutch newspaper Volkskrant reported. Continue Reading »

Despite being a wanted Nazi war criminal, Mufti of Jerusalem ‘mysteriously’ escaped the French

 

view video clip belowHitler provided Haj Amin al-Husseini, who later sponsored Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, with a budget of 750,000 Reichsmark per month to foment Jihad in Palestine.

Dr. Tsilla Hershco

 

During the recent uproar over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s remarks on the WWII-era grand mufti of Jerusalem, Haj Amin al-Husseini, the media failed to underline the important fact that although the mufti had collaborated with the Nazis, he was never brought to trial. The story of his detention in France and his subsequent escape is little known to the public, but has significant repercussions. 

Pushing for Genocide, Hajj Muhammad Amin al-Husseini intervened to reroute children heading to Palestine, which were sent to the gas chambers instead.

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German prosecutors seek 3.5 years’ jail for 94 yr-old ‘Bookkeeper of Auschwitz’

In probably the last trial of its kind, Oskar Groening, 94, is charged with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder.

By i24news

 

German prosecutors on Tuesday said they were seeking three and a half years’ jail for a former SS officer known as the “Bookkeeper of Auschwitz.”

Former SS officer Oskar Groening acknowledges “moral guilt” for his role as the bookkeeper at the Auschwitz concentration camp – Photo: DPA/AFP/File

Oskar Groening, 94, stands accused before a court in the northern city of Lueneburg of 300,000 counts of accessory to murder in the cases of deported Hungarian Jews sent to the gas chambers between May and July 1944. Continue Reading »

Merkel joins US vets & Jewish survivors marking 70th anniversary of Dachau liberation

WATCH: German Chancellor Merkel says marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp, “There were unfathomable horrors everywhere. They all admonish us to never forget. No, we will never forget.”

 

Germans will never forget the “unfathomable horrors” that the Nazis inflicted at the death camps, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday at a ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp near Munich.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and camp survivor Max Mannheimer (in wheelchair) prepare to lay a wreath at Dachau, Sunday – Photo: AP

In a moving speech to 120 elderly survivors from 20 nations and six U.S. Continue Reading »

SS Guard, a.k.a. the ‘Accountant of Auschwitz’ goes on trial in Germany

Former Nazi guard, 93 yr-old Oskar Groening, who was tasked with collecting the belongings of victims who arrived by train, is indicted and to face trial in Germany for his part in Nazi crimes during the Holocaust.

By The Associated Press

 

Hedy Bohm had just turned 16 when the Nazis packed her and her parents onto a cattle car in May 1944 and sent them from Hungary to the Auschwitz death camp in occupied Poland.

Survivor at remembrance ceremony – Photo: MCT

After three days and nights in darkness, crammed into the standing-room-only car with babies wailing, the doors were flung open. Continue Reading »

Nazi from Philly Arrested on German arrest warrant for death of 216,000 Jews

Johann Breyer of Philadelphia, faces extradition to Germany after being arrested in what could be the last legal battle against an American accused of Nazi war crimes.

By Arutz Sheva

 

Johann “Hans” Breyer, 89, of Philadelphia, was ordered held without bail Wednesday on a German arrest warrant charging him with aiding and abetting the killing of 216,000 Jewish men, women and children while he was a guard at the Auschwitz death camp.

Liberation from Auschwitz

Liberation from Auschwitz – Screenshot

Breyer was arrested by U.S. authorities Tuesday night and spent the night in custody.

Legal filings unsealed Wednesday in the U.S. indicate the district court in Weiden, Germany, issued a warrant for Breyer’s arrest the day before, charging him with 158 counts of complicity in the commission of murder. Continue Reading »

Founder of Palestinian movement worked with Nazis in WWII

Whenever the war of annihilation against Israel has threatened to die out, as it did after Israel’s victory in her 1948 War of Independence, or again after Israel’s peace treaties with Egypt and Jordan, it has been the Palestinian national movement that has reignited it through its relentless campaign to demonize Israel and slaughter her citizens.

 

 

During a debate at Arizona State University against anti-Israel Israelis of the far left, I told the story of Haj Amin al-Husseini, founder of the Palestinian national movement and protégé of Adolf Hitler. Seeing heads shake in disbelief, I challenged those who doubted these facts to Google it. Continue Reading »

Bus driver in Israel called Holocaust survivor a Nazi, closed door on his wife

 

The bus driver not only insulted a Holocaust survivor, he then violently shut the bus door on man’s wife, bruising her arm.

‘A Holocaust survivor, being called a Nazi in Israel! Every Israeli should be ashamed.’

By Margarita Erbach

 

A 74-year-old Holocaust survivor was told he was Nazi because he spoke Dutch while traveling on a bus to Tel Aviv.

Metropoline bus

Metropoline bus – Photo: Omni bus simulator

Martin Leeda moved to Israel after surviving three Nazi concentration camps. Today he divides his time between Israel and the Netherlands, where he works as a guide in the Jewish Historical Museum in Amsterdam, and is an active part of the Jewish community there. Continue Reading »

Israelis stunned to find Nazi paraphernalia sold in Bulgarian tourist shops

 

An Israeli traveling in a Bulgarian town was shocked to find gift shop mugs with swastikas and Hitler’s picture.

By Michal Margalit

An Israeli traveling in Bulgaria was shocked to find mugs carrying the picture of Adolf Hitler and decorated with swastikas in a souvenir shop in a ski resort. She later realized the shop was not only one carrying the Nazi paraphernalia, and found similar trinkets in other shops on the same street.

Mugs on sale in Bulgarian store (Photo: Janna Kushnir)

Mugs on sale in Bulgarian store – Photo: Janna Kushnir

On the final day of their five-day trip, the mother and son entered a gift shop in the town’s main street and were surprised to find the mugs with swastikas and Hitler’s picture offered for sale, stacked near cosmetic items and various trinkets. Continue Reading »