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June 7, 2013

New film “searches for the root of the myth that Germans used the bodies of Jews to manufacture soap”

Filed under: Holocaust, World War II — Tags: , , , — furtherglory @ 11:54 am

A new documentary film, entitled Soaps, has recently been made by Eyal Ballas.  You can read the full story at  http://www.haaretz.com/jewish-world/jewish-world-features/new-israeli-film-debunks-myth-that-nazis-made-soap-from-jews.premium-1.527623

This quote is from the very end of the article:

At the climax of the film, people who have believed for their entire lives that the soaps are made of Jewish fat are confronted with the overwhelming historiographic consensus that they are not. Even when the believers are told that Yad Vashem has declared the soap myth baseless, they stubbornly refuse to change their minds, arguing that the studies which disprove it were paid for by Germans. Israeli poet Yisrael Har, who is interviewed in the film, says the refutations of the soap myth come from Holocaust deniers and Wikipedia.

As everyone, who wasn’t literally born yesterday, knows, the Nazis DID make soap out of Jewish fat. This well-known fact was proved by the Soviet prosecutor at the Nuremberg International Military Tribunal in 1945.  Well, maybe not PROVED, but soap was shown at Nuremberg and the Soviets claimed that it was made from Jewish fat.

There was no need to prove anything at the Nuremberg IMT because the Allies had made up new rules: anything that was “common knowledge” did not have to be proved in court.

Article 21. [of the IMT rules]: The Tribunal shall not require proof of facts of common knowledge but shall take judicial notice thereof.

The judges at the Nuremberg IMT took judicial notice that the soap shown in the photo below was made from Jewish fat.

Soap made from Jewish fat was entered into the Nuremberg IMT as evidence

Soap made from Jewish fat was entered into the Nuremberg IMT as evidence of Nazi war crimes

I have actually seen soap being made; I explained the process of soap making in this blog post.

So what WAS the root of the soap myth?

The article about the new film Soaps explains, in this quote, about how the soap myth got started:

During World War II, SS guards often tormented concentration camp prisoners by threatening to turn them into soap. The rumor gained further credence when at the end of the war the Soviet Red Army discovered a horrifying laboratory near Gdansk, Poland, with body parts alongside soap made from humans.

Did the SS guards really threaten to turn the prisoners into soap?  Or is that just another lie told by Holocaust survivors?

Did the Soviets test the soap, to determine that it was made from human fat, before bringing it into the courtroom at Nuremberg?  No, there was no need to test the soap.  It had been known since World War I that the Nazis had been making soap out of human fat, while they weren’t busy “cutting the hands off babies in Belgium” or engaging in other atrocities, which were claimed by British propaganda.

This quote is from the Haaretz article:

“Soaps” shows that one thing that contributed to the myth was confusion over the markings on some bars of soap. Certain German soaps produced in the Third Reich had the initial “RIF” imprinted on them, which was thought to stand for “Reichs Juden Fett,” which means “State Jewish Fat.” In fact, RIF stands for “Reichsstelle fur industrielle Fettversorgung, or “National Center for Industrial Fat Provisioning,” the German government agency responsible for the wartime production and distribution of soap and washing products. RIF soap contained no fat at all, human or vegetable. The Holocaust Museum in Bat Yam exhibits an RIF soap bar donated by a Holocaust survivor, though the museum’s director, Prof. Yuri Lyakhovitsky, does not claim to be sure it is made from Jewish fat. He says the charismatic personality of Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal influenced the development of the myth.

Yad Vashem has sent mixed signals about the soap myth. On one hand, the center has released chemical analyses of soaps and vehemently denied the claims that they are made from the bodies of Jews – thereby helping to dispel the myth. On the other hand, three photographs of soap burials appear on its website. One of them has the caption, “In this grave is buried soap made from pure Jewish fat … A silent testimony to the Holocaust and the brutality of the Germans.”

9 Comments

  1. Now, what was the point of the soap, anyway?

    It’s only common sense, that If the Germans had such an aversion to jews, they certainly would NOT put the soap next to their skins.
    Not to mention that Germans were HIGHLY civilized, so would NOT ever turn jews into soap.

    This myth is evident of the filth prevalent in jew minds.

    Comment by Bonnie — June 9, 2013 @ 8:31 am

  2. Gruesome as it sounds…SS guards threatening to turn people into soap sounds like humour to me. ” Hey you! behave yourself, or we’ll turn you into soap!”

    I mean, it would indicate it’s own form of coping mechanism. But get real…..has black humour so left our culture that we cannot even recognise it?
    One thing for traumatised prisoners to take it literally, another thing for us….( now that the science proves otherwise )

    Comment by Rose Nooteboom — June 8, 2013 @ 8:47 am

    • Not impossible, Rose. The most ridiculous lies of British propaganda during WW1 – as the “Corpse Factories” making human soaps – were sometimes mocked by the Nazis. Maybe some SS guards used those WW1 lies as a basis for jokes.

      Comment by hermie — June 8, 2013 @ 6:37 pm

  3. “the Haaretz article: “Soaps” shows that one thing that contributed to the myth was confusion over the markings on some bars of soap. Certain German soaps produced in the Third Reich had the initial “RIF” imprinted on them, which was thought to stand for “Reichs Juden Fett,” which means “State Jewish Fat.” In fact, RIF stands for “Reichsstelle fur industrielle Fettversorgung, or “National Center for Industrial Fat Provisioning,” the German government agency responsible for the wartime production and distribution of soap and washing products. ”

    There was no confusion at all, just recycled Allied WW1 propaganda. The Allied press widely ‘reported’ the “German Corpse Factories” (sometimes called “Corpse Exploitation Establishments” – Kadaververwertungsanstalt – or “Kaiser’s Fat Farms”) in 1917. The Evil Huns were supposed to turn their own soldiers’ corpses into soaps, lubricants, fertilizers and food for pigs. The process of corpse exploitation was described in details. Trains full of dead bodies were said to exist. It was said there was convincing evidence of those Corpse Factories (http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/73931053?searchTerm=corpse factory&searchLimits=l-textSearchScope=*ignore*%7C*ignore*|||fromdd=01|||frommm=07|||fromyyyy=1914|||todd=31|||tomm=11|||toyyyy=1918|||l-word=*ignore*%7C*ignore*). It was even said that one of those Corpse Factories had even been found and captured, so ‘proving’ they were real ( – http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/27491996?searchTerm=corpse factory&searchLimits=l-textSearchScope=*ignore*%7C*ignore*|||fromdd=01|||frommm=07|||fromyyyy=1914|||todd=31|||tomm=11|||toyyyy=1918|||l-word=*ignore*%7C*ignore*). Of course that was a lie and the evidence of those Corpse Factories was non-existent. That propaganda lie had been invented and spread in order to cut the Germans from their Chinese friends. The Chinese people venerated the dead. So when they heard of the German Corpse Factories, they get outraged and never entered WW1 on their German friends’ side. Thus the British Black propaganda about the German Corpse Factories was a total success.

    I know why Haaretz says that was a confusion and not a deliberate lie. Many Zionists know there was another Allied WW1 hoax which was recycled during WW2. That recycled hoax was the gassing lie. During WW1 the Allied press ‘reported’ that the Austrians and the Bulgarians (Germany’s allies) had suffocated 700,000 men, women and children with asphyxiating gas in Serbia’s churches. It was said no fewer than 3,000 people had been gassed in one church in Belgrade. There were alleged ‘evidence’ of those gassings and it was said that “The Allies will shortly publish evidence, supported by documents, to prove that Austria and Bulgaria were guilty of massacres exceeding in horror those of Turkey in Armenia.” (http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/87241141?searchTerm=suffocated serbia 700,000&searchLimits=l-textSearchScope=*ignore*%7C*ignore*|||fromdd=01|||frommm=07|||fromyyyy=1914|||todd=31|||tomm=11|||toyyyy=1918|||l-word=*ignore*%7C*ignore*). It was said that Serbian refugees (that time’s “Holocaust survivors”) had even reported seeing the Germans and the Austrians distribute among the Bulgarians machines to produce gas and instruct them in the use of those machines (http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/80888328?searchTerm=suffocated serbia 700,000&searchLimits=l-textSearchScope=*ignore*%7C*ignore*|||fromdd=01|||frommm=07|||fromyyyy=1914|||todd=31|||tomm=11|||toyyyy=1918|||l-word=*ignore*%7C*ignore*). It was said that the massacres allegedly perpetrated by Germany and her allies were “the greatest massacres of history”. It was added that “We know them to be a race of brutal murderers that use poison gas […] and exterminate whole populations” and “our arch enemy, the German, is deliberately encouraging a policy of destroying nations and peoples by cold-blooded massacre […] to diminish the population of invaded territories so that they shall never again be able to oppose Germany” (http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/40034422?searchTerm=atrocities serbia 700,000&searchLimits=l-textSearchScope=*ignore*%7C*ignore*|||fromdd=01|||frommm=07|||fromyyyy=1914|||todd=31|||tomm=11|||toyyyy=1918|||l-word=*ignore*%7C*ignore*).

    Sounds familiar? 😉

    Comment by hermie — June 7, 2013 @ 4:58 pm

  4. The Rudolf Report(s), The Lüftl Report and the Krakow Forensic Institute Report all confirm Fred Leuchter’s forensics on the phony chamber of horrors at Auschwitz which attracts millions of tourists annually. It only makes a difference to those who profit by it politically and economically that Leuchter didn’t have a degree in engineering or a state license to practice his profession in the State of Massachusetts. Walter N. Sanning and Ingrid Weckert have addressed WWII Jewish demographics in their books The Dissolution of European Jewery and Jewish Emigration From the Third Reich. Professors Nick Kollerstrom (Ph.D in Newtonian Moon Motion) and James A. Fetzer (Ph.D in Logic) have joined the ranks of the “stooges” who deny the gas chambers and look askance at the nightmare cult of morbid and singular suffering that’s been erected (and legislated) around them.

    Comment by who dares wings — June 7, 2013 @ 2:50 pm

  5. This is not a new dispute. But it proves nothing! First and foremost the researchers you site are in fact Jewish, in fact you are siting a Jewish Newspaper, who are referencing Jewish/Israeli Film makers. My two cents, are if the soap was made it would have been done on a small scale. Can’t see Hitler distributing the “filth” of Jewish people to his Delusional I mean Master Aryan race.

    Now if you look at some History you might be interested to know it wasn’t JUST Russian testimony on the soap. Other research may also show that this may have been used as intimidation against POWs. Needless to say we are talking about JEWISH scholars on this subject who are actually working to perfect the record (by the way they don’t deny the Holocaust). This however doesn’t change what I have been asking for a response – you dolts cannot provide.

    How did a population of 15.7 million Jews in 1937 virtually not grow in 76 years. I mean come on people Jews certainly know how to procreate (the Orthodox multiply like rabbits…funny how that happens with religious people of all faiths) 16 million in 2013, where population growth in western countries is a little less than 1% annually. What Jews did not enjoy the same technological advances in Medicine that other peoples did. How could they have a zero percent population growth rate. You pricks cannot get past that one. Why don’t you go e-mail IHR I’m sure they can figure out something to say. Why not find a Gas Chamber Expert who lied about him being an Engineer, or your newest stooge German Rudolph, who’s thesis on the subject quoted his own research under different alias names. Ironcially when confronted by real chemists, his tone changed a bit, not to mention most of his assumption were debunked to a point where he would respond, with little scientific rebuttal. When you don’t have the facts revert to dogma.

    So you have two main stooges who deny the gas chambers, one a total fraud, the other an academic fraud.

    Alas, you still cant explain how 15.7 million Jews became 16 million in 2013. Ironically, the answer to that can be easily solved by just subtracting 6 million (by my math about 6.3 million, but when you have that much carnage its hard to come up with a precise number. That said when the dust settled it was clear that European Jews were murdered in Mass. To say otherwise is to deny the laws of mathematics…which you Nazi Stooges would probably call “Jewish Math” (Einstein after all was practicing “Jewish Science” according to Hitler.

    Comment by NeverAGAIN! — June 7, 2013 @ 1:43 pm

    • SpammingAGAIN wrote: “you still cant explain how 15.7 million Jews became 16 million in 2013”

      Assuming the jewish censuses are reliable (what they are not), a short answer could be “not enough babies, too many lesbians and other childless degenerates, too few Orthodox rabbits”. Interracial marriages (according to the French rabbi Rav Ron Chaya the jewish population has lost 18 million souls since WW2 because of marriages with non-Jews) and atheism/conversions (are jews by race but not by faith still regarded as jews?) could be added.

      Why aren’t there 2 billion white Gentiles today? Same answer… 😉

      Except for a few religious extremists (the Orthodox jews), everybody knows and has witnessed that most jewish familes don’t have 5, 8 or 10 children. Your question should be “If the world jewish population was divided by (nearly) 2 during WW2, why aren’t there only 11 or 12 million jews worldwide today?”.

      Comment by hermie — June 7, 2013 @ 5:24 pm

    • “you still cant explain how 15.7 million Jews became 16 million in 2013”

      “There are lies, there are damned lies, and then there are the statistics” – Winston Churchill

      Comment by hermie — June 8, 2013 @ 7:52 pm

      • Number of ethnic English people in 1940 = 40 million. Number of ethnic English people in 2013 42 million.. Number of ethnic Germans in 1939 90 million. Number of ethnic Germans in 2013 = 84 million.

        Comment by peter — June 9, 2013 @ 2:17 am


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