Tag Archives: anti-semitism

Nothing says lovin’ like something from the oven

Aw, a bright pink construction paper valentine! With a red lollipop taped inside! And a picture of Adolf Hitler on the outside with the legend: “my love 4 u burns like 6,000 jews”! In Comic Sans! (Also, 6,000 Jews? This person’s … Continue reading

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Gary Oldman’s apology

Like the Anti-Defamation League, we agree that Gary Oldman’s apology for his anti-Semitic remarks in Playboy was insufficient. 

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Henry Ford’s apology to the Jews

Most of us Hebraic types know that carmaker Henry Ford was not our biggest fan. He published dozens of booklets and newspaper articles about The Jewish Menace. But then he apologized! Please read this statement he released in 1927, reprinted at the … Continue reading

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Racist remarks in public, apology in private?

When it came out that Arizona Senator Jeff Flake‘s kid has been using racist, homophobic, and anti-Semitic language online, the Senator apologized. Speaking of 15-year-old Tanner Flake, the Republican Senator told BuzzFeed, “I’m very disappointed in my teenage son’s words, … Continue reading

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Talk to the coach

It’s nasty to step outside and find racist graffiti in front of your house. When Louis Orr, basketball coach at Bowling Green State University, went out on a Sunday morning and saw the words “WHITE POWER” and a swastika on … Continue reading

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When Lincoln was wrong

Abraham Lincoln wasn’t perfect, knew it, admitted it. Sometimes he went out of his way to apologize for his mistakes. Even when no one was pouting.

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