Thursday, July 17, 2008

Israeli Academics on list of "Righteous Jews" Prepared by Holocaust Deniers

You will all be pleased to hear that an American Holocaust Denier and
Neo-Nazi has set up a web site to honor what he regards as "Righteous
Jews," meaning anti-Semitic self-hating Jews and those working against

It is supposed to imitate the "Righteous Gentiles" honors by Yad Vashem.
Many of those so honored are Israeli leftist academics.

The "Righteous Jews" web site ( is run by
one Daniel McGowan, a notorious Holocaust Denier (see
for details). Gowen was once a lecturer at Hobart and William Smith
College in Geneva, New York, now retired. For more on McGowen's Nazi
activities see

The test for inclusion in the list is supposed to be that the recipient of
the "award" helped to "Commemorate Palestinians who have been depopulated,
dispossessed, humiliated, tortured, and murdered by the Zionists."

Among Israeli academics so honored by the Neo-Nazi web site are Adi Ophir,
Aharon Shabtai, Amnon Raz-Krakotzkin, Anat Biletzki, Ariella Azulay, Avishai
Ehrlich, Avraham Oz, Boaz Evron, Daphna Golan, Haim Bresheeth, Haim
Yacobi, Ilan Pappe, Moshe Machover, Moshe Zuckermann, Nurit Peled Elhanan,
Oren Ben-Dor, Oren Yiftachel, Orit Kamir, Yigal Arens, Uri Davis, Shimshon
Bichler, Uri Hadar, Ruchama Marton, Yitzhak Laor, Zalman Amit.

The full list of the laureates appears here:

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