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April 12, 2013

Teacher in American school asks students to write a paper on Nazi propaganda against Jews

Filed under: Holocaust — Tags: , — furtherglory @ 2:15 pm

Update April 14, 2013

The teacher should have just assigned the students to read the news and write about what the 6 million Jews in America are doing now.  You can read about the latest incident of lying, cheating and stealing in today’s news here.

This quote is from today’s news:

Federal prosecutors are trying to prevent a jury from hearing evidence that a multimillion-dollar fraud at a non-profit which processes Holocaust claims is even more widespread than the FBI and the U.S. Attorney’s office have so far revealed.

The prosecutors, from the Manhattan U.S. Attorney’s Office, are also trying to prevent defense lawyers from arguing that the German government and the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany were negligent and therefore partially to blame for the alleged $57 million fraud that will be the subject of the trial.

A fraudster’s guilt “simply does not depend on whether a victim was diligent or not,” prosecutors argued in court papers filed in U.S. District Court on March 22.

Judge Thomas P. Griesa, of U.S. District Court, has deferred ruling on both of the prosecutors’ requests unless and until such claims arise during the trial, which began with jury selection on April 8 and is expected to last for four weeks.

The Claims Conference distributes millions of dollars from the German government to Holocaust survivors around the world. The trial will focus on alleged fraud perpetrated against two Claims Conference controlled funds.

But the government’s motions suggest, for the first time, that additional cases of fraud may have taken place.

The German government is paying restitution to the Jews that they didn’t kill during the Holocaust, while the Jews continue to lie, cheat and steal.

The  Albany, NY teacher, who assigned her class to write an essay on Nazi propaganda about the Jews, has been put on administrative leave.  This quote is from the latest news story about the teacher:

The writing assignment was done before a planned class reading of the memoir “Night,” by Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel.

For the assignment, the teacher asked students to research Nazi propaganda, then write a letter trying to convince an official of the Third Reich “that Jews are evil and the source of our problems.”

That sheds a whole new light on the story.  Was this teacher planning to tell her students that Elie Wiesel represents what the Nazis didn’t like about the Jews?  The Nazis complained that the Jews “lie, steal and cheat.”  Elie Wiesel wrote a fake memoir about his alleged time in Auschwitz and Buchenwald, but there is no proof that he was ever in either of these camps.  Elie lied, made lots of money from his fake memoir and cheated the millions of people who bought his book.  He is the poster boy for what the Nazis said about the Jews.

This news, about the teacher’s assignment, has been going around the world.  You can read it here on the online BBC News.

The following quote is from the article in the online BBC News:

A New York state teacher faces possible disciplinary action for assigning students to argue Jews were to blame for the problems of Nazi Germany.

The Albany High School teacher asked students to assume they were convincing a Nazi official of their loyalty.

A third of the students refused to complete the assignment.

The school system’s superintendent says she believed that the teacher bore no ill intent but that the assignment should have been worded differently.

“I would apologise (sic) to our families,” Marguerite Vanden Wyngaard  told the Albany Times-Union, which first reported the story.

“I don’t believe there was malice or intent to cause any insensitivities (sic) to our families of Jewish faith.”

Ms Vanden Wyngaard scheduled a press conference at the United Jewish Federation on Friday to discuss the controversy.

The English teacher, who has not been named, asked students to pick a method of argument and review a packet of Nazi propaganda in order to make a persuasive argument that “Jews are evil and the source of our problems”.

“Please remember – your life [here in Nazi Germany in the 1930s] may depend on it. You do not have a choice in your position… use solid rationale from government propaganda to convince me of your loyalty to the Third Reich.”

A spokesman for the school district said administrators were discussing whether to take official action against the teacher.

So what’s wrong with this class assignment?  The students were not asked to write their opinion of Jews, but to write what Hitler and the Nazis said about the Jews.

In his book Mein Kampf, Hitler described the struggle for world domination as an ongoing racial, cultural, and political battle between Aryans and Jews. He accused the Jews of being behind an international conspiracy to control world finance and to control the press.  Hitler blamed the Jews for inventing liberal democracy, as well as Marxism (Communism). He accused the Jews of promoting prostitution and vice.

Hitler’s main complaint against the Jews was his claim that the Jews had caused Germany to lose World War One.  He accused the Jews of spreading “the Big Lie” that Germany had lost the war on the battlefield.  This was twisted by the Jews into their accusation that Hitler ADVOCATED telling “big lies.”

In page after page of Mein Kampf, Hitler described the Jews as “parasites, liars, dirty, crafty, sly and wily.” In describing the  Jews, Hitler used words like “sponger, middleman, maggot, eternal blood suckers, repulsive, unscrupulous, monsters, foreign, menace, bloodthirsty, avaricious, the destroyer of Aryan humanity, and the mortal enemy of Aryan humanity.”

The point of the assignment in the Albany school was to teach the students that Hitler was wrong in what he said about the Jews.  The teacher made a mistake in asking the students to argue on the side of Hitler.