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In his first year at university, Kafka discovered a talent for drawing
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The very public Jewish roots of Captain America, the first superhero to punch Hitler in the face!
One of the most despicable books in human history ever published is Mein Kampf. This is the story of Sein Kampf (His Struggle, An Answer to Hitler), and the woman who wrote it.
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Years before Eichmann was brought to Israel to stand trial, the notorious mass-murderer visited Mandatory Palestine in 1937 while disguised as a journalist.
Discovered in the National Library archives, Himmler’s message to the Mufti decried the “Jewish invaders”, while sending “warm wishes for your continued struggle…”
In 1886, a young man named Albert Ballin (1857-1918) of Jewish origins joined the company. Ballin had inherited from his father an emigration agency that operated in Hamburg. The agency helped European emigrants obtain tickets for sailing from the various European ports to America.
What was special about this film that made its way from the studios in Berlin to the movie theaters in Eretz Israel?
How did the Nazis, within a short time, destroy general conventions of the modern world pertaining to humanity, law and culture?
Everything went “strictly by the book,” using means that were permitted by the constitution
Jewish organizations appealed to the public to forgo the purchase of goods from Germany
Over 100 scientists were forced to leave large research institutes beginning in 1933, most due to their Jewish origins
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