The issue is not knowledge. Out of Israel most of the Jews don't have any real knowledge of Israel or Jewish History or Jewish thought. The issue is identity and education. Your sentences show there's no thinking in your say : you talk pf your relatives as if they had had gone to war for a cause. They did for nothing : they were murdered. Second, you make the dead talk in order to defend your point of view and that's really disgusting.
from the article: The upside of intermarriage