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July 5, 2015 6:34 pm

California Rabbi Calls on Amazon to Cease Selling Books on Holocaust Denial

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A Sacramento rabbi has called on Amazon to ban the sale of books promoting Holocaust denial, CBS Sacramento reported on Friday.

“Blatant anti-Semitism,” said Sacramento Rabbi Mendy Cohen, according to the report. “To deny the Holocaust is another mask of blatant anti-Semitism.”

Among the books for sale to Amazon customers are titles such as Did Six Million Die? The Truth at Last and The Myth of the Extermination of the Jews. The latter title is only available for Amazon’s Kindle device.

The company joined Sears, Walmart and other major American retailers in banning items with the Confederate flag last week, supporting efforts nationwide following the deadly church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina last month that left nine worshipers dead.

But Amazon has come under fire by Jewish groups for continuing to sell items with Nazi symbols and Holocaust denial. Additionally, Hamas pendants and flags remain available on the retail site.


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  • Heidi

    Wait, wait, wait – then Amazon needs to stop selling “ROOTS” as a non-fiction book, seeing as how most of it was plagiarized from “The African” a fictional story.

    Or how about books that blame ‘white’ Europeans for the slave trade, but do not identify the actual families and peoples that controlled the merchant ships, the auctions..

    Or how about the books about ‘white privilege’- a ‘theory’ circulated by a ‘small minority’?

    What a crock. You know what ‘rabbi’ if you don’t like FREEDOM of SPEECH, you can always MOVE to Israel.

  • sixmillionlies

    Oh please. You ‘people’ have been throwing around the 6 million claim as far back as 1915. Your day is through, Jew.


  • Jamal

    Mr. Cohen is quite the hypocrite in calling for books that offend him while giving talks in front of a giant portrait of Menachem Mendel Schneerson, who stated:

    “The important things are the Jews, because they do not exist for any [other] aim; they themselves are [the divine] aim.”

    “The entire creation [of a non-Jew] exists only for the sake of the Jews.”

    “This is what needs to be said about the body: the body of a Jewish person is of a totally different quality from the body of [members] of all nations of the world … The difference in the inner quality between Jews and non-Jews is “so great that the bodies should be considered as completely different species.”

    “An even greater difference exists in regard to the soul. Two contrary types of soul exist, a non-Jewish soul comes from three satanic spheres, while the Jewish soul stems from holiness.”

    Shouldn’t we be against all hatred and not just hatred of jews? Can we start having Chabad (which Schneerson was a part of) books banned too?

  • I Just taped a radio show called “The Disgruntled Millenial Podcast” hosted by Brett Segal. The format was “no holds barred” and I spoke my mind. He has an international audience and this program was taped ; I will let you know the link to the podcast when it comes out.

    Special thanks to Maria Del Pilar Reyes Lopes for making the connection.

    The liberal establishment is winning. There are very few religious leaders speaking out and saying it as it is. The Jewish establishment is basically liberal. Please , if you believe in what I have to say, spread the message and ask other radio and tv stations to contact me. I am controversial and will always speak my mind. Yishar Koach Rabbi Cohen. I join you in this request.

    It was a pleasure being on his radio show. He was an excellent radio host.

    Rabbi Dr. Bernhard Rosenberg

  • Joseph Feld

    ‘Did Six Million Die?’ reminds me of a lengthly ‘scholarly’ tract I read in the 1960’s called ‘The Myth of the Six Million’. This very long, boring and tedious ‘academic’ study concluded, if you had not fallen asleep, that ‘only’ !!!! 5.85 million Jews were murdered in the Holocaust, making the figure of ‘Six Million’ only a ‘Myth’. Not so long ago Robert Irving sued Deborah Lipstadt for calling him a ‘Holocaust denier’. The British judge ruled that his writings were indeed Holocaust denial and therefore she had said nothing wrong and owed him no damages. If Amazon is selling books which are Holocaust denial we must take it up with Amazon,

  • Stan Nadel

    Good. Now what about their promoting Antisemitic books like the one on the Rothschilds as “The Family that Rules the World”? It is in German and Amazon.de promotes it with a product description that begins “unbelievable but true.” Amazon not only refused to stop selling the book, they refused to change their claim that this Antisemitic tract is “true.”

  • Jim42

    US brave Citizen, Jewish, laughed about my critics of the 1st Amendment of which the uncontrolled extent is an assassination of Democracy, I esteemated..
    Now, the circle of absurdity is closed by the most extreme situation a Rabbi isolated in the Democratic Desert is alone and sudden to claim against..
    Free Speech is NOT the right to tell lies but to oppose Arguments to Other Arguments factually and reasonning based and controversial…
    That have thge US Free Masons Old Gentlemen not understood in their Plan for a Country full of 80% of idiots or/and paranoids.
    The french laws which are also somehow exagerated.. have their reasons and anything false cannot be told freely without conséquences…

  • citizenstat

    The momzers at Amazon also continue to sell the writings and audio lectures of one Anwar Al-Awrlaki, an American-born Alquaida propagandist who influenced the Muslim Army Psychiatrist who murdered nine people an an Army post. A drone missile took out Awrlaki in Yemen, but the last time I looked, Amazon still sells his poison on line.

  • Sharon Bolling

    I cannot believe anyone who has ever talked with a relative that saw one or more of those terrible concentration camps or has viewed a newsreel ordered taken (and stored in the U. S National Archives) by General/President Dwight D. Eisenhower when those camps were liberated would ever doubt there was a holocaust committed by Hitler and his henchmen.

    • remibeni

      That is because you don’t know what you don’t know.

  • Rabbi Mendy Cohen, thank you for your Great Courage.

    • ActaNonVerbaTX

      Robin, i guess you’re too stupid to understand freedom!! This is a free country, well still kind of, where we pride ourselves on freedom of expression and so on. This fool does not have courage- he knows something you dont- the truth! The only historical event to have supposedly happen, that is against the law to deny. Cant be more obvious that its a lie. Robin move to a country that bans freedom!

  • Rabbi Mendy Cohen, Thank you for your great Courge.