Jewish Power + Influence

How influential are Jewish pressure groups and individuals in the world, in western nations, and specifically in the U.S.? Is this influence too great or too small? Is it beneficial or detrimental? Far from providing a ready answer, CODOH offers the views of others for contemplation.



In 2006, an inebriated Mel Gibson allegedly said this: “The Jews are responsible for all the wars in the world.” There followed the predicable storm of anti-anti-Semitism, ad hominem attacks, and various other slanders against Gibson’s character. But virtually no one asked the question: Is he right? Or rather this: …

Thomas Dalton’s article in this issue, “The Jewish Hand in the World Wars,” details successes of small groups of influential Jews in gaining control of the governmental apparatus in many countries, including notional democracies such as the United States. The process seems for the first time to have …

Secretary General Kofi Annan has begun to poll U.N. General Assembly members in an effort to convene a special commemorative session to mark the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Nazi concentration camps. It just never ends. We are reminded that Soviet Red Army troops freed the Auschwitz concentration camp …

Richard H. Curtiss served as a career foreign service officer with the US Department of State and the US Information Agency, with postings in Indonesia, Germany, Turkey, Lebanon, Syria and other countries. When he retired from the foreign service in 1980, he was chief inspector of the US Information Agency. …

Dream that I’m shot in the head, then the heart. The hit to the head is accompanied by a tremendous blast of hot air. I see everything blowing apart. The shot to the heart is a little high and to my left. It’s an unnecessary follow up. The dream half …

Broken Alliance: The Turbulent Times between Blacks and Jews in America by Jonathan Kaufman. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1988. 311 pages, $19.95, Hb., ISBN 0-684-18699-3. Broken Alliance is an account of how the twentieth-century alliance between Jews and blacks in the United States came into being, and how it …

Alfred M. Lilienthal, historian, journalist and lecturer, is a graduate of Cornell University and Columbia Law School. During the Second World War, he served with the US Army in the Middle East. He later served with the Department of State, and as a consultant to the American delegation at the …

Prime Minister Tony Blair 10 Downing Street London, SW1A 2AA United Kingdom November 3, 2006 Dear Prime Minister Blair, According to a Yahoo news report of June 25, 2006, you were outraged by the President of Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, because of his statements and behavior in support of Holocaust revisionism—the …

Prime Minister Tony Blair 10 Downing Street London, SW1A 2AA United Kingdom November 21, 2006 Dear Prime Minister Blair, At the outset, I would like to thank you for having your press secretaries send me two acknowledgements in regard to my open letter to you of November 9, 2006, which …

Bernhard Schaub, was born in 1954 in Bern, Switzerland. He taught history and German at a private school in Zurich until January 1993, when he was fired without notice. This termination was a consequence of his 1992 book, Adler und Rose, on the history of German-speaking Central Europe. Because passages …

David Duke, Jewish Supremacism. My Awakening to the Jewish Question, Free Speech Press, Mandeville, LA, 2003, hc, 368 pp., $24.95 Who would want to associate himself with a former Ku Klux Klan member, a convict currently sitting in a federal prison for (probably constructed) tax charges, a man described as …

Hollywood Goes to War: How Politics, Profits and Propaganda Shaped World War II Movies by Clayton R. Koppes and Gregory D. Black. New York: Free Press/Macmillan, 1987, x + 374 pages, illustrated, $22.50, ISBN 0-02-903550-3. Propaganda may be defined as the attempt to manipulate public opinion for the purpose of …

Waldheim, by Luc Rosenzweig and Bernard Cohen. New York: Adama Books, 1987, 183 pp., $17.95, ISBN: 1-55774-010-0. Waldheim is the first book in English to deal with the controversy surrounding Austria's current President. It has much that is thought-provoking, but, unfortunately, it contains too many errors to justify any pretensions …

President George W. Bush The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Washington, DC 20500 December 12, 2006 President Bush: In a Yahoo news missive of December 12, 2006, it stated that your administration condemned the recent Iran Holocaust revisionist conference. I quote the article: "In Washington, the White House condemned …

A Prophecy Doug Collins Prophecy is risky. But today [March 9] I prophesy that the Steven Spielberg movie "Schindler's List" will run away with the Academy Awards. I make that forecast without having seen it and without having any intention of doing so, since it must be the 555th movie …

The Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith (ADL) is probably well known to most readers of The Revisionist. This New York-based, tax-exempt Jewish-Zionist religious organization with affiliates in forty-two countries claims to be one of the premier civil rights organizations in the world, and allegedly, dedicated to ending discrimination and securing …

Introduction Following are a number of quotations taken from Philip Roth's "Operation Shylock: A Confession," Simon and Schuster, New York, 1993. The page numbers refer to the hardcover edition. Mr. Roth's frequent use of italics have not been reproduced. These quotations are the words or thoughts of characters in a …

Editor's note: In the summer of 2006, the prestigious Belknap Press of Harvard University Press published Dr. Jeffrey Herf's, The Jewish Enemy: Nazi Propaganda During WWII and the Holocaust. A reviewer in the Los Angeles Times wrote that it may be the most important book on the Holocaust in a …

President George W. Bush The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Washington, D.C. 20500 September 25, 2007 Dear President Bush, In March 2006, you publicly admitted that concerns about Iran's alleged nuclear weapons program derive largely from the threat it poses to Israel.[1] In your own words: "The threat …

Paul N. “Pete” McCloskey, Jr., was born and raised in California. During Korean War service with the Marine Corps, he earned the Navy Cross, the Silver Star and two Purple Hearts. From 1967 to 1983 he served as a U.S. congressman. He was co-chairman of the First Earth Day, 1970. …

Early in 1935, a passenger ship bound for Haifa in Palestine left the German port of Bremerhaven. Its stern bore the Hebrew letters for its name, “Tel Aviv,” while a swastika banner fluttered from the mast. And although the ship was Zionist-owned, its captain was a National Socialist Party member. …

Schindler’s List. Based on the novel by Thomas Keneally. Screenplay by Steven Zaillian. Director of Photography, Janusz Kaminski. Music by John Williams. Produced by Steven Spielberg, Gerald R. Molen and Branko Lustig. Directed by Steven Spielberg. Universal Pictures. An Amblin Entertainment production. MPAA rating “R.” Running time: 185 minutes. Even …

Donald Neff is author of several books on US-Middle East relations, including the 1995 study, Fallen Pillars: Us. Policy Toward Palestine and Israel Since 1945, and his 1988 Warriors trilogy. This article is reprinted from the November-December 1996 issue of The Washington Report on Middle East Affairs (PO. Box 53062, …

Memoirs of an Anti-Zionist Jew, by Rabbi Elmer Berger, Institute for Palestine Studies, 160pp, paperback, $5.00 from IHR. ISBN: 0-911038-87-6 The Decadence Of Judaism in Our Time, by Moshe Menuhin, Institute for Palestine Studies, 590pp, hardback, $13.00 from IHR. ISBN: 0-91 1038-88-4. It is a sad commentary on the extent …

In a lengthy article in The American Conservative criticizing the rationale for the projected U.S. attack on Iraq, the veteran diplomatic historian Paul W. Schroeder noted (only in passing) "what is possibly the unacknowledged real reason and motive behind the policy-security for Israel." If Israel's security were indeed the real …

Johannes Rogalla von Bieberstein, Jüdischer Bolschewismus. Mythos und Realität (Jewish Boshevism. Myth and Reality), Edition Antaios, Dresden 2002, 312, €29.- "There is hardly any myth that is more important and which has more consequences than the one about ‘Jewish Bolshevism.’"—Prof. Dr. Ernst Nolte, Preface In a major work published a …

Background: On 20 May 2013 our national newspaper The Australian carried a news report headed ‘Labor MPs to back PM on anti-Semitism’. It included the following information ‘NSW Labor MPs will use this week’s parliamentary sittings for a mass signing of the London Declaration on Combating Anti-Semitism. The Prime Minister …

James M. Ennes was serving as a US Navy lieutenant on board the USS Liberty when it was attacked by Israeli forces on June 8, 1967. He is the author of Assault on the Liberty, a detailed account of the attack published in 1980 by Random House. Born in 1933 …

Here is the text of the open letter by Phillip Tourney, President of the USS Liberty Veterans Association, published in a full-page advertisement in the daily Washington Times, June 6, 2002 (p. A11). Phil Tourney, addressing the 14th IHR Conference, June 21, 2002, holds up the full-page newspaper ad with …

After an imperial century abroad, America has suffered, on its home soil, an attack on its citizens unprecedented in its history. As so often in the past six decades, whether at Dresden or Hiroshima, Beirut or Baghdad, terror came from the sky. At this writing, the United States is once …

Joe Sobran is an author, lecturer and syndicated columnist. For 21 years he wrote for National Review magazine, including 18 years as a senior editor. He is editor of the monthly newsletter, Sobran’s (P.O. Box 1383, Vienna, VA 22183 [now defunct; ed.], or see www.sobran.com) “Killing Gentiles,” March 12, 2002, …

Glayde Whitney (1939-2002), was a nationally renowned psychologist. At the time of his death, he was a full professor of psychology at Florida State University (Tallahassee), where he had taught for 31 years. This essay is adapted from his lecture on May 29, 2000, at the 13th Conference of the …

The Institute for Historical Review has recently received copies of a transcript of a sworn interrogation of Simon Wiesenthal, which was conducted in 1948. The copies, certified as "true and correct," were obtained from the National Archives in Washington, D.C. To our knowledge this transcript has never been published or …

The Third Reich and the Palestine Question by Francis R. Nicosia. Austin: The University of Texas Press, 1985, Hardbound xiv+ 319 pages, $35.00, ISBN 0-292-72731-3. Although Zionists today are loath to admit it publicly, the fact remains that the Zionist movement, during the period leading up to the Second World …

From time to time the press reports on polls measuring "anti-Semitism" in America, or recites numbers of "anti-Semitic incidents" (as defined and counted by Jewish organizations). In truth there is little active hostility to Jews in America, which is as it should be. But there is also very little public …

This summer, Democratic Assemblyman from Brooklyn, New York Dov Hikind launched a misguided assault against Inconvenient History and several other publishers who carry among other things Holocaust revisionist articles and commentary. Hikind is attempting to financially hamstring several organizations by arranging a vendor boycott of sorts in which major credit card …

The campaign for the "U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum" in Washington D.C., has moved into high gear, says national director David Weinstein. More than $13 million in gifts and pledges for the museum center have already been received, he reports, and the campaign is receiving "support from all sectors of American …

While the press in Australia may be less inhibited than that of many other countries, journalists there – like their counterparts elsewhere – must still contend with considerable pressure from the Jewish-Zionist lobby. Recently, some prominent Australian journalists were invited by the quarterly journal Generation to discuss how that country’s …

At a special Institute for Historical Review meeting in Arlington, Virginia, on Saturday, March 2, 2002, IHR director Mark Weber traced the rise of Jewish power in the United States over the past 60 years and emphasized the immense power and influence today of Jews in America’s political, cultural, intellectual …