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Latvian Court Rules Against Anti-Nazi Protestors

By Aleksandr Kuzmin This article originally appeared on DefendingHistory.com.   Editor’s note: In Riga, Latvia, a court decision has brought about another dangerous step towards Holocaust revisionism and the acceptance of the infamous “double genocide” theory. Purporters of this theory argue that Nazi and Soviet crimes were equal, and that Jewish involvement in leftist causes was to some extent […]

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Weinstein’s Assaults: Misogyny, Not Judaism

by Benjy Cannon   CONTRIBUTOR to Tablet Magazine Mark Oppenheimer sparked outrage this week with his article, “The Specifically Jewish Perviness of Harvey Weinstein.” The piece argued that rather than motivated by misogyny, media executive Harvey Weinstein’s alleged assaults were of a specifically Jewish character: “Harvey, sadly, is a deeply Jewish kind of pervert.” Openheimer’s argument prompted Richard Spencer and David […]

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Call for Bund-Related Submissions! Deadline 10/23

THIS YEAR MARKS the 120th anniversary of the Jewish Labor Bund. What was the Bund? In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the Bund was a mass-membership Jewish Socialist organization dedicated to class struggle. At its peak, it boasted 40,000 active members, schools, gymnasiums, and Jewish self defense units. Though its relationship to other Leftist […]

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Joachim Prinz

Rabbi Joachim Prinz, an anti-Nazi activist in Germany and a civil rights activist in the United States, died on this date in 1988. Prinz spoke at the 1963 March on Washington immediately before Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and declared that “the most urgent, the most disgraceful, the most shameful and the most tragic problem […]

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The Compassionate Commodore Levy

On this date in 1850, Congress amended a naval appropriations bill to outlaw the flogging of sailors. This began a decade’s worth of legislative maneuvering that would yield a complete ban in 1862. The effort was led by Uriah Phillips Levy, the first Jewish commodore (highest-ranking officer) in the U.S. Navy, who in 1838 had […]

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