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
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 […]