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Anti-Israel Activist Lies About Being Jewish and Her Mother’s Time at Auschwitz

July 4, 2012 10:43 am 20 comments

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Irena Wachendorrf. Photo: IsraelFrontline

Irena Wachendorff, an anti-Israel activist who has referred to pro-Israel activists as “the neo-Nazi troop among the Jews”, fabricated her Jewish roots and service in the IDF, and lied about her mother being imprisoned at Auschwitz.

The Jerusalem Post and investigative journalist Jennifer Pyka uncovered numerous lies that Wachendorff purported, including her father being Jewish and her time in the Israel Defense Forces.

“I said I was in the IDF,” but “it was a lie,” she told the Post.  Wachendorff, a German poet and activist, has worked with Germany’s Christian Democratic Union party in the Bundestag to promote an anti-Semitic and anti-israel agenda.

Wachendorff also claimed her father was Jewish, however it’s been uncovered that he served in the armed forces of Nazi Germany.

The situation is “perverse and brazen that Wachendorff presents herself as a Jew and the daughter of Holocaust survivors and engages in  work in schools about anti-Semitism and Jewish life in the Third Reich,” according to Pyka.

Henryk M. Broder, a German-Jewish author and expert on modern anti-Semitism, told the Post that this incident is symbolic of something much larger than one person pretending to be Jewish.

“Irena Wachendorff is not the first lunatic to fantasize her role as a Jew. This has occurred before. The scandal regarding this story is that she was tolerated and sponsored for years by a politician from the CDU, who used her for his goals and she used him for her racket. This is the curtain-raiser to the climax of the German-Jewish symbiosis,” he said.

20 Comments

  • If this shitty little Anti-Semite thinks we Jews are going to peacefully march into the cattle cars, ,she’s greatly mistaken, so she might as well shut her stupid mouth.

  • Email sent to Irena Wachendorff and her publisher:

    Have you absolutely no shame at all?

    What on earth were you trying to achieve by piling lie upon lie until the house of cards finally collapsed? Did you fraudulently obtain compensation payments from the German government? Did you think there was some kind of honor in claiming to be Jewish when you are not, claiming to have served in the IDF when you did not, claiming that your own mother was imprisoned in a death camp when she was not? Did you hope to improve your credibility when heaping vitriol and even more lies upon Israel?

    Did you ever lose sleep worrying that someone might investigate your claims and prove that you have appropriated other people’s identity, courage and suffering? Now it has happened, and you are wide awake to live a nightmare, revealed before G-d and the entire world as the despicable excuse for a human being you truly are.

    You will now have to cope with what you have brought upon yourself: the world’s contempt and a reputation shattered beyond repair. I repeat: you have brought this upon yourself and have no-one else to blame.

    Do not bother to reply. I want nothing from you, no explanations, no excuses and not even an apology.

  • martin silenus

    Henryk M. Broder also said the Germans will never forgive the Jews the Shoa.And sadly I must admit he could be right. The problems with the Palestinians mostly became news when Israel fires back. A couple of rockets on Sderot are no news, but when Israel fires back it becomes big headlines. From my point of view Israel is doing much more right then wrong, but Pallywood does a much “better” job. Therefor it looks like the strong Jews are bulling the weak Palestinians. On the other hand the German fugitives from east Europe (Bund der Vertriebenen) are called nazis because they want the houses and lands of their parents back.
    So with “nazis” and “jews” it is all totally strange in Germany.

  • What’s the big deal? She’s just another lying anti-semitic bitch.

  • Perhaps she is suffering from “second hand” guilt for the Jews who did suffer at the hands of Nazis? Or, perhaps she is a Jew after all, for only a Jew would lie about being a Jew!

  • Tell the truth, who came up with all these isms? From Nazism to Judaism Name them, it’s garanteed they are white / red and full of blood in the face. Germany gave America the christmas tree to worship, and the United Nations stole the heritage of Black people, and gave the world Esau’s culture, after taking everything out of Egypt to bring it to America. Remember these fake Jews were never in bondage to any man (John 8:33) Hitler is not bondage! These fake non Jewish cults were already, hiding themselves all over the world, even in Germany at Hitler’s hands. What about Jesus Christ hands, what about the judgments in Moses hand, reading Exodus 21:1 Now these are the judgments which thou shalt set before them.

    • Braham Finestone

      Nothin g is worse than an anti-monolithic christian quoting crap from the Bible, distorted in the name of jehudah, or anti semitic Jewesses trying to hide their roots and claim they hate Jews and Zionism.
      It does only prove that extremism does not work and if the CDU in Germany think the Jews will stand idly by whilst Germany tries to rule Europe and the Jews take the blame, then they are not only deluded but stupid.
      The European project dead in the water as its German politicians try to push 27 countries into a federal superstate- I dont think so. N

    • I want some of what you’re smoking dude…..What are you talking aout? Go and take your meds….

  • At bottom, “anti-Israel” or “anti-Zionist” almost always translates to “rabid Jew-hater who doesn’t want to admit to anti-Semitism.” This is just another such case.

  • happymike21

    Her name is Wachendorff.
    Besides being insane / evil, she is ‘Wach – e’.

  • Rainer David W. Früh

    But the biggest part of the scandal is, that now, evrybody of her supporters from before say: “ok, she is´nt a jew, so what? But still she was right with what she said about israel and the jews……”
    That´s german reality!

  • Fredric M. London

    I would like to say I am surprised. I really would. But I am not. She follows in the footsteps of so many Jew haters, but is one of the few to attempt to attain credibility by calling herself a Jew. Eichmann, upon his capture, spoke Hebrew and showed a real knowledge of Jewish holidays and customs. I suppose he could have called himself a Jew too, G-d forbid.

  • The one good thing to come of this is that this fraud, this POS, has exposed the anti-Semites for the lies they continue to tell and the fabrications of histories that never existed. Basically, they continue to undermine the credibility and every other measure of respect that anti-Zionist & Anti-Semitic movements try to foist on unsuspecting people in ALL countries. It’s up to US, those who love & support Israel, to never let down our guard – and never give an inch to these nasty & dangerous frauds!!

  • The one good thing to come of this is that this fraud, this POS, has exposed the anti-Semites for the lies they continue to tell and the fabrications of histories that never existed. Basically, they continue to undermine the credibility and every other measure of respect that anti-Zionist & Anti-Semitic movements try to foist on unsuspecting people in ALL countries. It’s up to US, those who love & support Israel, to never let down our guard – and never give an inch to these nasty & dangerous frauds!!

  • I don’t know. It seems like the kind of thing a self-hating Jew would do.

  • So many Germans Converting to Judaism and admitting to Guilt of their family, and this Tramp goes ahead and claims to be a jew? How low of a character, …..

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