[Marxism] Netanyahu: Hitler not so bad, it was the fault of Palestinian jihadists

Sheldon Ranz sranz18 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 21 08:41:35 MDT 2015


Nutty Yahoo: Holocaust Revisionist!

On Tue, Oct 20, 2015 at 11:45 PM, Michael Karadjis via Marxism <
marxism at lists.csbs.utah.edu> wrote:

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> Netanyhau: Hitler Only Wanted to Expel Jews, but Jerusalem Mufti Told Him
> to Burn Them
>
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> http://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium-1.681525?utm_campaign=Echobox&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook
>
> Prime minister tells World Zionist Congress that Haj Amin al-Husseini
> convinced Hitler to exterminate the Jews, a claim that was rejected by most
> accepted Holocaust scholars.
> Haaretz Oct 21, 2015 3:25 AM
>
> Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sparked public uproar when on Wednesday
> he claimed that the Mufti of Jerusalem, Haj Amin al-Husseini, was the one
> who planted the idea of the extermination of European Jewry in Adolf
> Hitler's mind. The Nazi ruler, Netanyahu said, had no intention of killing
> the Jews, but only to expel them.
>
> In a speech before the World Zionist Congress in Jerusalem, Netanyahu
> described a meeting between Husseini and Hitler in November, 1941: "Hitler
> didn't want to exterminate the Jews at the time, he wanted to expel the
> Jew. And Haj Amin al-Husseini went to Hitler and said, 'If you expel them,
> they'll all come here (to Palestine).' According to Netanyahu, Hitler then
> asked: "What should I do with them?" and the mufti replied: "Burn them."
>
> Netanyahu's remarks were quick to spark a social media storm, though
> Netanyahu made a similar claim during a Knesset speech in 2012, where he
> described the Husseini as "one of the leading architects" of the final
> solution.
>
> The claim that Husseini was the one to initiate the extermination of
> European Jewry had been suggested by a number of historians at the fringes
> of Holocaust research, but was rejected by most accepted scholars.
>
> The argument concerning Husseini's role was recently mentioned in a book
> by Barry Rubin and Wolfgang G. Schwanitz, "Nazis, Islamists, and the Making
> of the Modern Middle East." The authors, like Netanyahu, draw a straight
> line between the mufti's support of Hitler and the policy of the
> Palestinian Liberation Organization under Yasser Arafat.
>
> But even these two researchers do not claim that the dialogue described by
> Netanyahu ever took place. They say Hitler reached the conclusion to
> exterminate the Jews because of his desire to nurture Husseini, who opposed
> the transfer of Jews to pre-state Israel
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