Contemporary Polish Jews are often raised in an environment in which they are taught to be very secretive and embarrassed about their heritage. When spending time in Poland, I met a woman who was not informed she was Jewish until her mother was on her death bed. I have heard several other stories of this type for Polish Jewish families. This should put some context behind Bauman's perspective to explain how this type of polemical opinion may arise.
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IfNotNow and its co-founder Simone Zimmerman challenge U.S. Jews to end the occupation. But they won't answer this basic question: Do you support a Jewish and democratic state in Israel, alongside a Palestinian state? And if not, why not?16:02 05.05.16 | 1 comments