Kitsch as Kitsch can be - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • R M Soran
    • 02.02.12 | 05:11 (IST)

    I will be honest, and thus harsh: this is a cheap piece of pure Holocaust kitsch with poor directing, poor actors, poor atmosphere. I see no link, not the thinnest contribution against holocaust denial, I only see another attempt to misuse the shoah for creating a false sense of conservative, isolationist unity among Jews who have more ties to their ethnicity and religion-free social and family networks than to other Jews far away or at the other end of the Jewish spectrum. And, of course, it is a push towards Zionism. It almost looks like the unfortunate, bloody dumb ads initiative of the Israeli government and of the Jewish Agency that heavily failed and had to be discharged into the trash bin. Regards, RS

    from the article: U.S. Jew produces $100,000 YouTube clip on the Holocaust
    First published 15:58 01.02.12 | Last updated 15:58 01.02.12
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