World War II was the war of the world against the Jews. Hitler, may his name be blotted out, did not need territory. The territorial issue was secondary. From the first moment and until the end, the German angel of […]Read More
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, […]Read More
(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 […]
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 […]Read More
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?”
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More