By Nancy Churnin
The author and publishers of a new book on Anne Frank's plight have turned one of the few at least partially upbeat stories of Jewish life and thought during the Holocaust into one of Jewish perfidy and treachery. The timing couldn’t be worse: antisemitism is flourishing once again, and Holocaust memory is diminishing.
Neo-Nazis have adopted the Ku Klux Klan practice of symbolic burnings, substituting swastikas, othala and life runes, triskeles and the Celtic cross for the traditional cross burned by Klan members.
88 is a white supremacist numerical code for Heil Hitler. Read more about the meaning behind the numbers, as well as how it’s used in non-extremist forms.
ALTERNATE NAMES: DirlewangerRead more about Crossed Grenades
ALTERNATE NAMES: Nazi SaluteRead more about Hitler Salute (hand sign)
ALTERNATE NAMES: Imperial War Ensign, ReichskriegsflaggeRead more about Imperial German Flag
ALTERNATE NAMES: Elhaz Rune, Algis RuneRead more about Life Rune
ALTERNATE NAMES: My Honor Is Loyalty, My Honor is Called Loyalty, Unser Ehre Heisst TreueRead more about Meine Ehre Heisst Treue
ALTERNATE NAMES: Nazi War EagleRead more about Nazi Eagle
ALTERNATE NAMES: Othal Rune, Othila Rune, Odal Rune, Norse RuneRead more about Othala Rune