Zan Overall

Zan is working with Bradley R. Smith on the Cal State Northridge campus. Zan is a straightforward, out-front activist—never mind that he is 87 years old (in 2012)—who shows up at such venues as the Academy Awards ceremonies and the Stephen S. Wise Temple with placards and leaflets about gas chambers, 9/11, the USS Liberty, and related subjects. He confronts Jewish orthodoxy in such enterprises as the Jewish-edited The Tablet and New Voices: National Jewish Student Magazine.


The following reproduces the text of a leaflet that Zan Overall wrote and is distributing on the campus at UCLA. His plan is to appear on campus each Tuesday in a campaign he refers to as “Truth Tuesday.” I would not phrase everything the way Zan phrases it maybe, but …

Because of space issues, these are very heavily edited notes from Zan Overall’s Truth Tuesdays on the steps of the Powell Library at UCLA. He’s been there for 17 Tuesdays as of this writing. Each Tuesday he talks—or “barks” as he has it—on the Holocaust, 9/11, and the “hate Whitey” …

Ms. Sara Bloomfield, Mistress of the mighty United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, has sent an appeal nationwide asking for donations to “Confront Holocaust Denial.” Mistress Bloomfield singles out the work of Bradley Smith and CODOH to establish, yet again, how the publication of simple advertisements in student newspapers puts at …

On Wednesday, Sept. 5, I walked into the offices of the CSUN student newspaper, The Sundial, to discuss the rejection of Bradley's ad, a text link that reads: “Holocaust History: the Question of Academic Conformity.” I encountered Nicole Maddocks, the person who had communicated the rejection to Bradley. It turned …