The American Malignancy and the Slaughter of the Innocents in Connecticut

The image of the butchered little bodies in Newtown and the echoes of their parents’ anguished wails took this writer's thoughts all the way to the hell of the Holocaust.

I hope the guardians of Jewish exclusivity of the Holocaust will forgive me, but my first thought upon hearing the news of the mass murder of innocent children at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown was of the thousands of flickering candles in the cavernous Children’s Memorial at Yad Vashem.