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Holocaust Remembrance Day tribute. Credit: Israel Defense Forces/Facebook.

Some ideas must be debated, but not historical facts

Some Jewish liberals say that they saw this coming. There were those who believed that the movement to stop the teaching of critical race theory in the schools was bound to negatively impact teaching about the...
A view of the Malmö International Forum on Holocaust Remembrance and Combating Anti-Semitism—Remember ReAct event in Sweden, Oct. 14, 2021. Source: Twitter.

‘Anti-Semites have found new ways of attacking Jews,’ declare leaders at Malmö forum

The need to battle anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial, especially online, was front and center on Thursday at the Malmö International Forum on Holocaust Remembrance and Combating Anti-Semitism—Remember ReAct event in Sweden. Representatives from more than...
Amazon logo on the facade of one of its corporate office buildings in Silicon Valley, in the San Francisco Bay area. Credit: Sundry Photography/Shutterstock.

Amazon pockets royalties from book by far-right leader who questions Holocaust

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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British radio host who called Jews to be ‘wiped out’ is jailed

A radio host in the United Kingdom who said Jews were “filth,” “like rats” and needed to be “wiped out” was sentenced to 32 months in jail and banned from broadcasting for 10 years. Graham...
Tareq Al-Suwaidan, a Kuwaiti entrepreneur, Islamic author and speaker, and a leader of the Kuwaiti Muslim Brotherhood, July 10, 2007. Credit: Fatma Almeer via Wikimedia Commons.

Muslim charity in Canada to host speaker with history of defaming Jews

A recognized charity and Muslim group in Canada is hosting a speaker this weekend with a history of demonizing Israel and Jews at its annual conference. Tareq Al-Suwaidan is listed on the home page of...
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial museum in Jerusalem during an official state visit to Israel, March 25, 2018. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

America and Germany to collaborate on Holocaust-education efforts

The United States and Germany launched a dialogue on Holocaust issues on Thursday in the face of rising anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial, signing a letter of intent during a ceremony. According to a State Department...
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British court sentences Holocaust denier to prison time for ‘baiting Jews’

A woman in Britain said to be a virulent anti-Semite has been found guilty of spreading offensive messages and material over the Internet and was sentenced to 18 weeks in prison by a magistrate...
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Turkey: Anti-Semitism was widespread in 2020

“The Holocaust story is exaggerated,” “Israel does not get enough of blood and wealth,” “Jews kidnapped Christian children and performed rituals with their blood,” “Jews has sent coronavirus to Turkey to exterminate Turks” … Those...
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To battle Holocaust denial, Facebook announces tool to connect users with facts

In an effort to contend with Holocaust denial on its platform, Facebook announced on Wednesday—International Holocaust Remembrance Day—that it will begin to connect users to a site with facts about the 20th-century atrocity that...
End Jew Hatred activists protest outside the California home of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Jan. 11, 2021. Credit: Courtesy.

Jewish civil-rights group protests Twitter CEO over not banning Holocaust denial

The grassroots Jewish civil-rights movement End Jew Hatred protested outside the California home of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Monday, blaring audio recordings of Holocaust-denying tweets that have not been removed from Twitter. The group said Dorsey...