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BDS groups, activists likely behind campaign targeting Google, Amazon to cancel contract with Israel

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Anti-Israel BDS groups and activists appear to be behind a purportedly grassroots anonymous letter of hundreds of Google and Amazon employees demanding that the tech giants cancel Project Nimbus, a billion-dollar contract to provide public cloud...
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Amazon pockets royalties from book by far-right leader who questions Holocaust

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Amazon is making up to 85 percent profit on sales of a book by the leader of a British far-right group who wrote about the “alleged extermination of 6 million Jews” in the Holocaust,...
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Google, Amazon workers call to cancel billion-dollar Israel contract

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Hundreds of Google and Amazon employees have signed a public letter demanding that the tech giants cancel Project Nimbus, a billion-dollar contract to provide public cloud computing services to Israel. In the letter, published by The...
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Amazon again to offer free shipping to Israel

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Amazon is seeking more business in Israel and reintroduced free shipping for orders that cost more than $65. It’s not the first time that the e-commerce giant has offered discounts in order to try to...
Blue and White Knesset member Omer Yankelevich attends a Knesset committee meeting, Aug. 5, 2019. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

Israeli minister demands Amazon pull anti-Semitic books

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Israeli Diaspora Affairs Minister Omer Yankelevich on Wednesday called on Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos to remove books featuring anti-Semitic content from the retail giant’s platform. The appeal followed a study by the ministry’s...
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Google, Amazon, Wish remove white-supremacist items from platforms

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Google, Amazon and Wish have removed neo-Nazi and white-supremacist products from their platforms following an investigation by the BBC. Despite the prohibition of such items on those sites, the BBC found that they were available for...
A view of the book "Adolf Hitler, 1931-1935: Pictures From the Life of the Führer." Credit: Amazon.

Amazon apologizes for Hitler book disguised as dog-training manual

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Amazon on Wednesday apologized to a British customer who called on the online retail giant to “immediately” remove from sale a book disguised as a puppy-training manual that in fact contains a full reprint...
A display of copies of Adolf Hitler's “Mein Kampf.” Source: Wikimedia Commons.

Amazon reverses ban, still selling Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’

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Amazon is still selling editions of Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf, reversing a recent ban. A spokesperson for the online retailer told The New York Times last week that the company enables “customers with access to a variety of viewpoints,” adding that...
A display of copies of Adolf Hitler's “Mein Kampf.” Source: Wikimedia Commons.

Amazon bans selling of most editions of ‘Mein Kampf,’ books on Nazi propaganda

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The online retail-giant Amazon has banned the sale of most editions of Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf and other Nazi propaganda books after being pushed to do so for decades by leading Holocaust-education charities and Jewish groups, The...
Al Pacino starring in the Amazon Prime series “Hunters." Credit: IMDB.

Creator of Amazon series ‘Hunters’ defends show from Auschwitz Memorial criticism

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David Weil, creator and executive producer of the new Amazon Prime series “Hunters,” defended the show on Sunday following criticism by the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and Memorial over its untrue depictions of the Holocaust. The drama,...