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‘Happy Holocaust’: Auschwitz Survivor Targeted On TikTok

A 97-year-old Auschwitz survivor was targeted on TikTok after she posted a video wishing her followers a restful Shabbat (Sabbath), according to Business Insider. Lily Ebert, a survivor of the infamous death camp, wished her followers a “lovely, peaceful weekend” to honor the upcoming Sabbath. She was soon bombarded with antisemitic comments. “Happy Holocaust,” “Peace…

CNN’s Christiane Amanpour Likens Trump’s Tenure to Nazi Germany

In a shocking segment, CNN anchor Christiane Amanpour recalled Kristallnacht — the infamous anti-Jewish pogrom carried out throughout Nazi Germany — by noting that President Donald Trump’s presidency has similarly been a “modern day assault” attacking “those same values.” In the opening of her daily global affairs interview program on Thursday, Amanpour dedicated her introduction…

95-Year-Old World War II Paratrooper Captured By Nazis Describes His Harrowing Experience In New...

At one point captured and forced into slave labor, 95-year-old World War II paratrooper Henry Langrehr tells his story for the world, even the parts that he is ashamed of. After escaping a labor camp, the raggedy young soldier was caught behind enemy lines draped in American uniform and fighting for survival. He was starving.…

Dean Reuter on 75th Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation: ‘Wrong to Cheapen’ Holocaust by Comparing...

Descriptions of Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) migrant detention facilities and concentration camps “cheapen” the Holocaust, said Dean Reuter, author of The Hidden Nazi: The Untold Story of America’s Deal with the Devil and general counsel, vice president, and director of the Practice Groups of the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy, in an interview on…

REPORT: Louis C.K. Makes Holocaust Joke To Audience In Tel Aviv

November 29, 2019 5:54 PM ET Comedian Louis C.K. reportedly made a joke about the Holocaust to an Israeli audience Thursday. The joke elicited laughter and applause from the crowd in Tel Aviv, according to a report published by Page Six. “I’d rather be in Auschwitz than New York City,” C.K. joked. “I mean now,…

Italian Holocaust Survivor Given Police Protection Due To Anti-Semitic Death Threats

November 08, 2019 5:20 PM ET Italian Holocaust survivor Liliana Segre has been placed under police protection after receiving an average of 200 online anti-Semitic death threats a day, security sources said on Thursday. Segre, an 89-year-old survivor of Auschwitz and Italian “senator-for-life,” called last month for the creation of a parliamentary commission to investigate…

Antisemitic Malaysian Leader Flirts with Holocaust Denial at Columbia University

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad questioned the number of Jewish people that were killed in the Holocaust during an event at Columbia University on Wednesday evening. According to a report by the Times of Israel, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad used his visit to Columbia University to spread Holocaust denial.  At one point in the…

AOC Doubles Down On The Concentration Camp Rhetoric

August 13, 2019 5:18 PM ET New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez refused again to apologize for her comparison of immigration detention centers to concentration camps. “I don’t,” Ocasio-Cortez said to ABC7  during an interview that aired Friday. “I don’t regret it at all… we in the United States have a history of concentration camps…

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