"I have heard nothing about this and no one in my college age group care really. . . " - euro Why do you think European nations have a golden age of peace and prosperity? Because just a few generations ago they had an age of war and depravity. If you do not care about 'this' then you or your children will experience even more horrific war and depravity. 100 years ago Germany was one of the most advanced, civilize and tolerant nations in the world. True, it had this obsession with military power, but it also had a great civilization including the active contributions of it's many Jews. Then Germany chose to follow the degenerate Austrian-Hungarian Empire into world war and lost. The this Austrian Corporal came along and told Germans it wasn't their fault that they lost, that it was the fault of the Jews. His party was elected - a minority like Netanyahu's - and he took power. Then he plunged the world into WW II resulting in the murder of 50 million people for his profit.
Firebomb thrown during demonstration in northern Israeli town of Umm al Fahm (Haaretz)
from the article: Israeli leaders in Europe for International Holocaust Remembrance Day