How Benjamin Netanyahu could come to claim, and later retract, that the former mufti of Jerusalem, Hajj Muhammad Amin al-Husayni, led Hitler to the Final Solution
The Israeli Prime Minister’s calculated claim at the 37th Zionist Congress in Jerusalem on Tuesday has been widely denounced and debunked. But it overshadows Haj Amin el-Husseini’s actual participation in the Holocaust.
Two new important histories look at Hitler’s fascination with Islam and Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey
Project gets its talents (and money) from South Beach
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Formerly banned from U.S., professor preaches limited reform
A new book examines how the Nazis tailored their message for Arab and Muslim audiences
“Vagina” in Yiddish and a guide to Tisha B’Av