Filling the gaps in Israel's Holocaust reading list
Many pivotal works about the Holocaust remain inaccessible to Hebrew readers, particularly those that don't fit the Israeli national narrative. As a result, Israelis miss out on an important internal debate
The publication of the Hebrew translation of Raul Hilberg’s work, "The Destruction of the European Jews," is good news. Widely considered a foundational text of the history of the Holocaust, and believed by many to be one of the most important works in the entire field, it appeared in English 1961 but took nearly 50 years for a Hebrew translation. In the 1960s, Yad Vashem rejected the very...
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