Tag Archives: Holocaust

Holocaust, Remembrance and Independence: By Moshe Feiglin

Holocaust Day is Jewishness Day. In the cattle cars to Auschwitz, the western, assimilated Jews suffocated together with the extreme Ultra-Orthodox Jews of the East. When the doors of the cattle cars opened to the smoke rising from the chimney, […]

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Moshe Feiglin on Reshet Bet Radio : Make Memory of Holocaust Meaningful by not Marching There

(The following are translated excerpts from an interview on Reshet Bet Radio, 26 Nissan,5778/April 11, ’18)
Good morning to the Chairman of the Zehut party, Moshe Feiglin. It is almost Holocaust Memorial Day and this year, Poland has been trying to […]

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Poland and Memory of the Holocaust: By Moshe Feiglin

Poland’s recent legislation outlawing linking Poles to Nazi crimes  has created quite a stir in Israel. Personally, I have always opposed school ‘Holocaust’ trips to Poland and have written a number of articles on the topic. Perhaps now, after the […]

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The Most Dangerous Form of Holocaust Denial: By Moshe Feiglin

I once gave a lift to a young woman who was a guide at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem. “Na’ama,” I asked her, “What do you answer when your groups ask you about the meaning of the Holocaust?”
“That […]

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What Will I Answer? By Moshe Feiglin

Each of us has a holocaust hiding in the closet.
For the religious, it is that G-d turned His back on them.
For the assimilated, it is that enlightenment refused to conceal the fact that they were Jews.
We all stand bare, on […]

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A Letter Read in Auschwitz: By Shmuel Sackett

26 Nissan, 5775/April 13, ‘15
In commemoration of Yom Ha’Shoah, I thought it best to let you read the letter I wrote to my 16 year old who recently visited Poland with her entire 11th grade class. They had been preparing […]

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Lessons of the Holocaust: By Moshe Feiglin

27 Nissan, 5770
April 11, 2010
Translated from NRG [Maariv online],
I am very ashamed of the Holocaust.  How my people were taken, stripped, humiliated, tortured and led to their deaths – before the eyes of the joyous Poles, Ukrainians, French and […]

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Finding Comfort in the Middle of a War: By Shmuel Sackett

9 Av, 5774 / August 5, ’14

Many years ago I heard an amazing story that I will never forget. It was about a Jew named Chaim Shapiro who lived in Europe with his wife and 6 children. Everything was fine […]

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Give Credit Where Credit is Due: A Torah Thought by Michael Fuah

Holocaust Day, commemorated this past week, is the day that we memorialize what happened when G-d turned His face from us and allowed the Holocaust to happen – a major desecration of His Name in the world. “And they desecrated […]

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Memory and Pragmatism: By Moshe Feiglin

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Memory and Pragmatism: By Moshe Feiglin
14 Adar Alef, 5774/Feb. 14, ‘14
Translated from Makor Rishon
A Knesset speech in a foreign language requires a preliminary authorization from the Knesset Committee. When the Chairman of the Knesset Committee […]

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