Nazism

Germany revisits hundreds of violent neo-Nazi crimes

By Toby Axelrod, December 12, 2013

Germany plans to examine 746 violent crimes committed between 1990 and 2011 for possible connections to far-right extremists. The crimes in question had 849 victims.

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Fury as Pink Floyd's Roger Waters likens Israel to Nazi Germany

By Daniel Easterman, December 12, 2013

Rock musician Roger Waters has compared Israel’s policies towards Palestinians to the treatment of Jews in Nazi Germany.

In an interview with the left-wing American online magazine, Counterpunch, the former Pink Floyd front-man said: “The parallels with what went on in the ’30s in Germany are so crushingly obvious”.

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Roger Waters compares Israel to Nazi Germany

By Daniel Easterman, December 9, 2013

Rock musician Roger Waters has said that Israeli policies towards Palestinians are comparable to the treatment of Jews in Nazi Germany.

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Outrage over cleaning product called ‘Cyclone B’

By Charlotte Oliver, December 2, 2013

French company IPC-Sa was condemned by the European Union on Monday after it was found to be distributing a range of cleaning products under the name of “Cyclone B” – reminiscent of the “Zyklon B” gas used by the Nazis to murder concentration camp prisoners.

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Obey! Or is that oy vey? Who knew - the Doctor and the Daleks are Jewish

By Simon Rocker, November 21, 2013

For many, the long-awaited television event of the year will finally arrive tomorrow night when the BBC shows the 50th anniversary episode of what must now be its most famous programme, Doctor Who.

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Why Kristallnacht could happen anywhere

By Geoffrey Alderman, November 15, 2013

Jewish communities across the globe have been commemorating the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the name given to the orgy of pogroms visited upon the Jews of Germany and Austria in early November 1938.

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Germany must seek out owners of looted art

By Oliver Kamm, November 15, 2013

To the devoutly irreligious like me, the word “miracle” does not come easily. Yet two developments since 1945 might reasonably be described that way.

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German documents show Goebbels link to Nazi stolen art scandal

By Daniel Easterman, November 11, 2013

Official German government documents have revealed that Joseph Goebbels, the Nazi propaganda minister, had close dealings with the father of the man responsible for hoarding 1,406 pieces of stolen Jewish art.

According to German newspaper, Bild, the documents show that Goebbels sold 200 works of art to Hildebrand Gurlitt for only 4,000 Swiss francs (about £2,700).

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How Kristallnacht actually saved lives

By Fred Barschak, November 9, 2013

On November 9 1938, a Wednesday, at the age of seven years and eight months, I was standing at my bedroom window looking across the street where, some 25 yards away, the synagogue, the famous Schiffschul, was burning. Unknown to me, so were
22 other synagogues and some 60 shtiebls in Vienna alone.

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Nazi is buried among Jewish graves in Berlin

By Toby Axelrod, November 7, 2013

Historians suspected for years that the brutal Gestapo head Heinrich Müller was buried in a mass grave at one of Berlin’s Jewish cemeteries. Now, they have documentary evidence.

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