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After NGO complains:

Amazon removes book penned by Hamas leader

A book authored by Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar had been up for sale on the popular e-commerce site. After the B'Tsalmo human rights organization filed a complaint it was removed.

Amazon removes book penned by Hamas leader

Amazon refuses to close groups inciting against Israel

Amazon refuses to close internal 'slack' application groups inciting against Israel.

Amazon refuses to close groups inciting against Israel

Indian movie shown on Amazon Prime misapproprates Holocaust

The Simon Wiesenthal Center is urging Amazon Prime to remove the film 'Bawaal' due to its abuse of the Nazi Holocaust as a plot device.

Indian movie shown on Amazon Prime misapproprates Holocaust

Amazon to lay off thousands of additional employees

Amazon announces it will axe another 9,000 roles in a second round of layoffs in recent months.

Amazon to lay off thousands of additional employees

For the first time:

Israeli docuseries sold to Amazon

“The Devil’s Confession: The Lost Eichmann Tapes”, which aired on Kan 11, sold to Amazon Prime, will be available to stream in the US.

Israeli docuseries sold to Amazon

Canada:

Amazon removes hateful items after pressure from Jewish orgs

Online retailer blasted for only removing some items, with Jewish groups noting offensive merchandise was just the tip of the iceberg.

Amazon removes hateful items after pressure from Jewish orgs

Amazon layoffs hit Israel as well

Amazon employees in Israel informed they will be part of layoffs announced by the company's CEO.

Amazon layoffs hit Israel as well

Amazon removes Nazi items after protest by Jewish group

Retail giant has removed some Nazi items after complaint by Simon Wiesenthal Center.

Amazon removes Nazi items after protest by Jewish group

Amazon TV Series:

Hitler is alive and in hiding in final season of ‘Hunters’

Television series billed as being 'inspired by true events' takes liberties in its portrayal of Jewish-led Nazi hunters in the 1970s.

Hitler is alive and in hiding in final season of ‘Hunters’

Amazon to lay off more than 18,000 employees

Amazon CEO confirms the company will lay off more than 18,000 as part of a workforce reduction it previously disclosed.

Amazon to lay off more than 18,000 employees

B’nai Brith:

Amazon Canada must remove ‘hateful and appalling items’

Advocacy org demands Amazon Canada remove antisemitic items from its site, including Nazi images and posters of concentration camp victims.

Amazon Canada must remove ‘hateful and appalling items’

Amazon CEO:

'We won't take down film shared by NBA star'

Amazon CEO says he believes filmed shared by Kyrie Irving doesn't directly incite hate.

'We won't take down film shared by NBA star'

Entertainment leaders to Amazon: Remove antisemitic film & book

Over 200 entertainment leaders call on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, to remove antisemitic film and book recently promoted by Kyrie Irving.

Entertainment leaders to Amazon: Remove antisemitic film & book

American Jewish Committee:

Amazon must remove film, book shared by Kyrie Irving

AJC slams Amazon for not removing antisemitic film and book which has risen to top of retailer's bestseller lists.

Amazon must remove film, book shared by Kyrie Irving

Jeff Bezos loses $12 billion in one day as Amazon stock plummets

Amazon's executive chairman sees net worth take a tumble as shares of Amazon plunge.

Jeff Bezos loses $12 billion in one day as Amazon stock plummets

Jewish tribute to two men killed in the Amazon goes viral

Brazilian reform rabbi makes headlines for paying tribute to journalist, expert killed in Amazon & whose deaths sparked international outcry

Jewish tribute to two men killed in the Amazon goes viral

Sony, Amazon stop operations in Russia

Sony stops selling PlayStation consoles and software in Russia, while Amazon stops shipping orders to Russia and Belarus.

Sony, Amazon stop operations in Russia

Amazon removes over two dozen Nazi films following report

'We're truly pleased that Amazon took action to ensure Prime Cinemas didn't become Nazi Cinemas,' Dov Hikind, former NY assemblyman, says.

Amazon removes over two dozen Nazi films following report

Amazon removes Nazi propaganda film from streaming platform

"It’s an important victory but there are a number of obviously hateful Nazi films still for sale."

Amazon removes Nazi propaganda film from streaming platform

30 Nazi propaganda films - available on Amazon

Jewish advocacy group slams Amazon upon discovery that 30 Nazi films are available in full without disclaimers or editorial comments.

30 Nazi propaganda films - available on Amazon

Tornadoes hit Amazon warehouse in Illinois, 6 dead

At least six Amazon workers killed at warehouse which was hit by tornadoes in Edwardsville, Illinois.

Tornadoes hit Amazon warehouse in Illinois, 6 dead

Amazon removes ‘Gas the Jews’ wine tumbler after complaints

Offensive holiday tumbler was being sold by a third party vendor and was removed after Amazon was contacted by Jewish groups.

Amazon removes ‘Gas the Jews’ wine tumbler after complaints

Google, Amazon staff call for cancellation of Israel contract

In public letter, hundreds of employees of the two tech giants call for cancellation of $1.2 billion contract with Israeli government.

Google, Amazon staff call for cancellation of Israel contract

Amazon brings back free shipping to Israel

Amazon to offer free shipping to Israel - on orders over $65.

Amazon brings back free shipping to Israel

Amazon to open data centers in Israel

Move comes only months after announcement of first ever quantum computing collaboration between Amazon and Israeli university.

Amazon to open data centers in Israel

Google, Amazon, and Israel in the new America

The tech giants’ organizational culture raises questions on giving them control over Israel’s government data for the next 7 years. Op-ed.

Google, Amazon, and Israel in the new America

Amazon employees urge company to sever ties with IDF

More than 500 employees of Amazon sign letter calling on the company to sever business contracts with the IDF.

Amazon employees urge company to sever ties with IDF

Jeff Bezos to officially step down on July 5

Amazon founder will officially step down from his role as chief executive on July 5 and be replaced by Andy Jassy.

Jeff Bezos to officially step down on July 5

Amazon to buy MGM for $8.5 billion

Online giant purchases studio behind James Bond, Rocky, in bid to expand its entertainment portfolio.

Amazon to buy MGM for $8.5 billion

Amazon Hebrew U launch quantum computing research

Hebrew University says it is the first Israeli academic institution to partner with Amazon for quantum research.

Amazon Hebrew U launch quantum computing research

Hebrew University, Amazon, establish research agreement

First agreement between Amazon Web Services and an Israeli academic institution to develop quantum technologies is underway.

Hebrew University, Amazon, establish research agreement

Amazon alters logo that drew comparisons to Hitler’s mustache

Online retail giant alters app logo after users compare it to Hitler's iconic mustache.

Amazon alters logo that drew comparisons to Hitler’s mustache

Orthodox Jewish sellers say they're squeezed by new Amazon rule

Amazon's new shipping policy requires sellers to commit to offering shipments on the Sabbath - forcing out Orthodox Jewish vendors.

Orthodox Jewish sellers say they're squeezed by new Amazon rule

Amazon’s next CEO, Andy Jassy, is Jewish

Outgoing Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announces that his 'shadow', 53-year-old Andy Jassy, will take over later this year.

Amazon’s next CEO, Andy Jassy, is Jewish

Jeff Bezos steps down as Amazon CEO

Jeff Bezos will be stepping down during the third quarter of this year and be replaced by AWS CEO Andy Jassy.

Jeff Bezos steps down as Amazon CEO

Parler to sue Amazon over ban

A small-time messaging app, banned from app stores in the wake of the Capitol riots, is looking to sue Amazon for discrimination.

Parler to sue Amazon over ban

Amazon bans Parler

Amazon follows Google and Apple in removing Parler app, which is seen as an outlet for conservative voices.

Amazon bans Parler

What You Need To Know

Amazon Sidewalk: A No-Go for Privacy and Security

Millions of folks that have purchased an Amazon Alexa device or a Ring camera opted into a new service from Amazon known as Sidewalk

Amazon Sidewalk: A No-Go for Privacy and Security

Amazon investigating Alexa's anti-Semitic responses

Amazon launches inquiry after British MPs complain about Alexa's anti-Semitic responses to questions about Jews, Israel and the Holocaust.

Amazon investigating Alexa's anti-Semitic responses

French mayors seek to sidestep lockdown & protect local business

All non-essential shops must close for 15 days - but 50 mayors aren't playing along.

French mayors seek to sidestep lockdown & protect local business

The time to invest in tech is over - back to the old favorites

While tech giants made trillions during the first lockdown, companies like Nestle & Unilever are cashing in now.

The time to invest in tech is over - back to the old favorites

Amazon: More than 19,000 employees tested positive for COVID-19

Amazon says that slightly more than 19,800 of its employees have tested positive for COVID-19 since the start of March.

Amazon: More than 19,000 employees tested positive for COVID-19

Rabbis to Amazon: Sever relationship with SPLC 'Hate Map'

Rabbis argue that list, besides unfairly targeting conservative organizations, is “detrimental and even dangerous to the Jewish community.”

Rabbis to Amazon: Sever relationship with SPLC 'Hate Map'

Tee-shirts with yellow 'Jude' star sold on Amazon

T-shirt offered for sale on Amazon's British website; 'The Holocaust was not something to create merchandise for profit.’

Tee-shirts with yellow 'Jude' star sold on Amazon

'Dangerous' Amazon mini-series renewed for second season

Amazon renews ‘Hunters,’ Al Pacino’s Nazi-hunting drama, for second season.

'Dangerous' Amazon mini-series renewed for second season

Heads of large technology companies testify before US lawmakers

Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google CEOs testify on Capitol Hill over antitrust concerns.

Heads of large technology companies testify before US lawmakers

Two people shot at Amazon facility in Florida

Two people shot at Amazon facility near Jacksonville. Their condition is unclear.

Two people shot at Amazon facility in Florida

Amazon resumes shipping to Israel - at a price

E-commerce giant resumes int'l deliveries, but currently only offers expensive express shipping. "Airways are limited at the moment."

Amazon resumes shipping to Israel - at a price

Amazon cancels free shipping to Israel

As Amazon orders surge, coronavirus delays deliveries and threatens to put sellers out of business. Millions of people left without orders.

Amazon cancels free shipping to Israel

Amazon bans 'Mein Kampf'

Amazon bans the sale of most editions of Adolf Hitler’s book and other Nazi propaganda books.

Amazon bans 'Mein Kampf'

Head of Spielberg Holocaust foundation to Amazon: Drop 'Hunters'

Fictional show "muddies historical record, disrespects those who perished, and provides ammo to" Holocaust deniers, fdn director says.

Head of Spielberg Holocaust foundation to Amazon: Drop 'Hunters'

Amazon offers Palestinian Arabs free shipping

Amazon extends offer of free shipping to areas of Judea and Samaria controlled by the PA after PA threatens legal action.

Amazon offers Palestinian Arabs free shipping

PA threatens Amazon over free deliveries to Judea and Samaria

PA ministers threaten to sue Amazon in international court over 'racist' free shipping to Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.

PA threatens Amazon over free deliveries to Judea and Samaria

Amazon stops selling books described as 'Nazi propaganda'

Online retail giant stops sales of some books following protests that the titles were Nazi-era "propaganda".

Amazon stops selling books described as 'Nazi propaganda'

Amazon mini-series 'dangerous foolishness'

Auschwitz Memorial condemns Amazon’s Nazi-hunting series ‘Hunters’ as ‘dangerous.’

Amazon mini-series 'dangerous foolishness'