Aaron Klein (born 1978) [1] [2] is an American weekend radio show host, author, and senior reporter and Mideast head office for Breitbart News and weekly columnist for the Jewish Press .

Early life and education

Klein grew up in Philadelphia and graduated from Torah Academy Boys High School in Philadelphia. [3] In his book Schmoozing with Terrorists , Klein describes his upbringing: “I was a Talmud -studying Modern Orthodox Jew . I attended Jewish religious schooling my whole life from religious elementary school until college I came from a tight-knit orthodox Jewish community. ” [4]

At Yeshiva University in New York City, Klein edited the undergraduate bimonthly student newspaper, The Commentator and changed his major from biology to English. [3] Articles published in The Commentator regarding events as a child of the elderly. circulation. [1] This paper is an editorial board of the University of Ottawa. Yeshiva University. The Commentator for the Confiscated Issues. [5]

Media career

Klein has a weekly talk show entitled “Aaron Klein Investigative Radio” on WNYM -AM 970 in Metro New York and WNTP -AM 990 in Philadelphia. His show includes his calling and interviewing terrorists on the air. [6]“Aaron Klein Investigative Radio” was one of two weekend programs in the US that made the list. [7] The show is reported to have over one million weekly listeners. [8]

In January 2013, the show was advertised on the weekend. [9]

A Jerusalem Post magazine profile, describing Klein as a “one man power house,” the US while living in Tel Aviv is advantageous. “I have a major advantage being in Israel,” Klein told the newspaper. “For example when a child is raised in a dysfunctional household, he does not realize the reality of the situation ” [10]” I do not know what to do,

On October 16, 2009, the National Journal Reported Klein Was aussi contre Advocating other Obama Officials, Including Cass Sunstein , the Administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs. [11] On Dec 1, 2009, Aaron Klein reported on the John Batchelor Show that Van Jones continues working for the White House as an independent consultant, and that the mainstream media is not reporting on the story. [12]


In April 2008, Klein appeared on the John Batchelor radio show, where both interviewed Ahmed Yousef , chief political adviser to Hamas in the Gaza Strip. During that interview, Yousef stated that Hamas endorsed Barack Obama for president. [13] Obama’s chief political strategist, David Axelrod , said he was “flattered” by the Hamas comparison of Obama’s President John F. Kennedy . [14] Yousef’s comments on the Obama’s opponent, the Republican presidential candidate John McCain . [15] [16] [17] The interview was also noted by Pennsylvania media just before a presidential primary in that state between Obama and Sen. Hillary Clinton in which Clinton was victorious. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review wrote an editorial entitled, “Hamas & Obama: Terrorist Flatter,” questioning Axelrod’s response to Hamas’ endorsement. [18] Ultimately, McCain and Obama self addressed Yousef’s comments; McCain quoted Yousef’s comments dozens of times during media interviews. [19] The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review wrote an editorial entitled, “Hamas & Obama: Terrorist Flatter,” questioning Axelrod’s response to Hamas’ endorsement. [18] Ultimately, McCain and Obama self addressed Yousef’s comments; McCain quoted Yousef’s comments dozens of times during media interviews. [19] The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review wrote an editorial entitled, “Hamas & Obama: Terrorist Flatter,” questioning Axelrod’s response to Hamas’ endorsement. [18] Ultimately, McCain and Obama self addressed Yousef’s comments; McCain quoted Yousef’s comments dozens of times during media interviews. [19]

Hamas was a terrorist organization, the British politician George Galloway evicted Klein and Rusty Humphries from his office and turned them over to Parliament, claiming the two had breached security by falsely presenting themselves As reporters. [20]

In June 2010, Imam Faisal Abdul Rauf, the Muslim leader behind a proposed Islamic cultural center near the site of the 9-11 attacks, was interviewed by Klein on WABC, where he reportedly refused to describe Hamas as a terrorist organization. [21] [22]

On August 15, 2010, Doctor Mahmoud al-Zahar, the chief of Hamas in Gaza, appeared on Klein’s program, where he expressed support for Park51 community center. Zahar’s comments made the cover of the New York Post [23] and generated world media attention. [24] [25]

During the 2016 US presidential election , Klein conducted a series of interviews with three of the sexual assault accusers of Bill Clinton; Juanita Broaddrick , Gennifer Flowers , Paula Jones and Kathleen Willey . The allegations become fodder for the presidential debates and the news cycle. 28 [28] Hours before the third presidential debate, forming Arkansas television reporter Leslie Millwee gave her first interview with Klein at Breitbart News, claiming Clinton sexually assaulted her in 1980. [29]

In one de son first post- inaugural interview Steve Bannon , Donald Trump’s chief strategist, Referred in the Wall Street Journal to Breitbart Jerusalem – “Breitbart is The Most pro-Israel website in the United States of America … I have Breitbart Jerusalem , Which I have Aaron Klein run with about 10 reporters there “. McClatchy News followed up, visiting Klein in Tel Aviv, profiling his working life and how it fit into his year-and-a-half with Breitbart and his career back to college. [30]

Notable work and views

Schmoozing with Terrorists 

Klein ‘s book, Schmoozing with Terrorists: From Hollywood to the Holy Land, Jihadists Reveal their Global Plans – to a Jew! , Was released in September 2007. [31]

The book is based on interviews with purported terrorists. Topics include Klein’s meetings with a recruited Palestinian suicide bomber; Interviews with Muhammed Abdel-El, the head of a Popular Resistance Committee , and Hamas leader Sheikh Yasser Hamad, and confrontations with the Muslim desecrators of Jewish and Christian holy sites. There is also a section in which jihadist leaders are petitioned to describe what life in the US would be like under the rule of Islam, a chapter on Christian persecution in the Middle East, and a chapter claiming the US funds terrorism. [32] [33]

The Manchurian President 

The Manchurian President: Barack Obama’s Ties to Communists, Socialists and Other Anti-American Extremists was released in May 2010. [34] In the book, (by the New York Times blurb), “President Obama’s life and campaigns are sifted for Communist Socialist ties. ” [35] The book was on the Times’ bestseller list for hardcover nonfiction as well as those of Publishers Weekly and the Washington Post . [36] [37] Simon Maloy, writing for Media Matters for America , and John Oswald, of New York Daily News , both called the book “ridiculous crap.” [38] [39] Some journalists, Including from publications such as Time and Newsweek, sent emails to the author’s publicist who did not want to receive a copy of Klein’s book. [40] [39]

Red Army 

Red Army: The Radical Network: The Radical Network by Michael Tomasky for the New York Review of Books, writing “Red Army” That the book “will be read by hundreds of thousands.” [41]

Fool Me Twice 

Fool Me Twice: Obama’s Shocking Plans for the Next Four Years Posted on August 7, 2012, and appeared on the NY Times bestseller list the following week. [42]

Impeachable Offenses 

In August 2013, Klein published “Impeachable Offenses: The Case to Remove Barack Obama from Office.” MSNBC reported the book fueled the national conversation to impeach Obama, [43] while BuzzFeed announced the book “ushers in the Obama impeachment movement” right. [44]

Real Benghazi Story 

On September 11, 2014, the second anniversary of the Benghazi attacks , Klein released a new book entitled, “The REAL Benghazi Story: What the White House and Hillary Do not Want You to Know.”

Maggie Haberman Reported in Politico que la book was hand of a resurgence of conservative book publishing targeting Clinton in the run up to the United States presidential election in 2016. [45] Alex Seitz-Wald, writing for MSNBC , Said the book Would prove ” Easy fodder for the conservative echo chamber. ” [46]

Relationship with Wikipedia

In March 2009, Klein criticized Wikipedia for what he described as Barack Obama coverage. Obama’s relationship with Bill Ayers and allegations that Obama was not born in the United States . Said Klein similar negative happy Was found in the section of George W. Bush . [47] [48] [49]

The story was picked up by The Independent , The Daily Telegraph , Drudge Report and Fox News . A spokesperson for Wikipedia stated that the Obama article had not received any preferential treatment [47] and another spokesperson noted the site’s content is monitored and edited entirely by users. “Editors are really, really trying to do this as neutral as possible”. [50]

Klein removed the name of the editor from the article after-overs Arose are blogs and Wired News That he might himself be the suspended editor Described in the story (the only previous editor’s work is editing Wikipedia Was Klein’s page). In an email sent in response to the Wired News article, Klein wrote that the editor “works with me and does research for me.” [51]


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  2. Jump up^ “Islamist reactionaries threaten American pop stars” . Freemuse. November 13, 2007 . Retrieved April 8, 2012 . Klein was 27 at the time of publication.
  3. ^ Jump up to:b “Klein Traiman Elected Commentator Editors” . The Commentator . Yeshiva University. 1999 . Retrieved April 8, 2012 .
  4. Jump up^ Klein,Schmoozing with Terrorists, p. xv.
  5. Jump up^ Klein, Aaron; Alex Traiman. “University Country Commentator in Censorship Case” . The Commentator, V. 64, No. 2 (undated) . Archived from the original on March 6, 2007.
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  23. Jump up^ Miller, SA; Tom Topousis (August 16, 2010). “Hamas nod for Ground Zero mosque” . New York Post . London.
  24. Jump up^ “Ground Zero mosque must be built” . Associated Press. 2010-08-16.
  25. Jump up^ “Obama backtracks over Ground Zero mosque after furious 9/11 families label him ‘insensitive and uncaring ‘ ” . Daily Mail . London. August 17, 2010.
  26. Jump up^ Weigel, David,”As Trump mulls attack on Clinton scandals, one source makes him a target”, The Washington Post , October 9, 2016.
  27. Jump up^ Tumulty, Karen, and Frances Stead Sellers,”The Bill Clinton scandal engine revs back up and takes aim At His wife”,The Washington Post, January 6, 2016.
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  33. Jump up^ Gabriel, Brigitte (2008). They Must Be Stopped: Why We Must Defeat Radical Islam and How We Can Do It . Macmillan. pp. 119-20. ISBN  0-312-38363-0 .
  34. Jump up^ The Manchurian President: Barack Obama’s Ties to Communists, Socialists and Other Anti-American Extremists . ISBN  1935071874 .
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  44. Jump up^ Smith, Ben. “Book Ushers In The Obama Impeachment Movement” . BuzzFeed . Retrieved 2017-03-05 .
  45. Jump up^ Haberman, Maggie. “Books test Clinton hostility market” . Politico . Retrieved 2017-03-05 .
  46. Jump up^ Seitz-Waldwork, Alex. “The return of Benghazi” . MSNBC . Retrieved 2017-03-05 .
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  48. Jump up^ Klein, Aaron (March 8, 2009). “Wikipedia scrubs Obama eligibility” . WorldNetDaily . Retrieved March 11, 2009 .
  49. Jump up^ Klein, Aaron (March 9, 2009). “Eligibility Issue Sparks ‘Edit War’; Wikipedia Blocks Users From Posting Criticism of Obama . WorldNetDaily . Retrieved March 11, 2009 .
  50. Jump up^ Miller, Joshua Rhett (March 10, 2009). “Obama’s Wikipedia Page Distances President From Wright and Ayers” . Fox News.com . Retrieved March 10, 2009 .
  51. Jump up^ Poulsen, Kevin (March 9, 2009). “Fox Claims Wikipedia Whitewashes Obama’s Past” . Wired News (Threat Level blog) . Retrieved February 1, 2012 .

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