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A display of copies of Adolf Hitler's “Mein Kampf.” Source: Wikimedia Commons.

Amazon pulls books by author accusing Jews of ‘active role in promoting war’

Following outrage, Amazon has stopped selling two books by an author who praises Hitler and has accused Jews of “promoting and inciting war,” The Jewish Chronicle reported on Wednesday. The online retailer has removed Thomas Dalton’s new...
The main gate of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. Credit: Angelo Celedon via Wikimedia Commons.

Amazon removes ornaments showing images of Auschwitz

Amazon has removed Christmas ornaments, a bottle opener and a mouse pad that showed images of the Auschwitz concentration camps amid a backlash from the memorial that manages the site where the Nazis killed...
Amazon Go store. Credit: SounderBruce/Wikimedia Commons.

Amazon officially launches its service in Hebrew

The online-retail giant Amazon officially launched a Hebrew-language website on Monday, the same date as the shopping holiday Chinese Singles Day, CTech reported. In August, it did so first for vendors. In addition to having access to Amazon services...
Amazon Go store. Credit: SounderBruce/Wikimedia Commons.

Amazon aims to launch in Israel in September, ahead of elections and Jewish holidays

Amazon is reportedly aiming to open its operations in Israel in ahead of the country’s Sept. 17 elections and Jewish holidays, which fall at the very end of the month. Were the online retailer not...
Amazon Go store. Credit: SounderBruce/Wikimedia Commons.

From A to Israel: Amazon prepares to enter new market

Amazon is expected to enter the Israeli marketplace, with the online retailer sending an email on Monday night to Israeli sellers already using its site “to register to reach customers in Israel,” reported Ynet on Tuesday. Amazon will...
When Rabbi Arieh Raichman was growing up in Texas, he never imagined that he would be koshering pots and pans in Brazil's Amazon River. Credit: Chabad.org/News.

What it’s like to be the rabbi of the rainforest

Nestled deep in the Amazon rainforest lies one of most isolated Jewish communities in the world. Located where the Solimões and Negro rivers join to form the Amazon—1,500 kilometers upstream from the Atlantic and...
The Amazon Spheres, part of the Amazon headquarters campus in Seattle, May 10, 2018. Credit: Biodin/Wikimedia Commons.

Israeli cloud computing company acquired by Amazon for $250 million

CloudEndure, an Israeli company, confirmed that it had been acquired by AWS, Amazon’s cloud computing unit, for $250 million, Globes reported on Thursday. “CloudEndure is now an Amazon Web Services company. As an AWS Advanced Technology Partner since 2016,...
A screenshot of the "Make Israel Palestine Again" t-shirt that was being sold on Amazon. Credit: Screenshot.

Amazon pulls ‘Make Israel Palestine Again’ after outrage

Amazon is no longer selling a T-shirt that reads “Make Israel Palestine Again” amid outrage from consumers and followers of the Investigative Project on Terrorism (IPT), a non-profit that tracks radical Islam. Promoted by activists from the...