Israel is one of the only democratic countries in the world, if not the only one, to do so, and to support Turkey’s stubborn policy of denial.
For 25 years, Professor Auron has been researching Israel’s attitude toward the genocide of other peoples. In November 2014, the Open University will hold an international conference marking the 20th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda.
An editor of a book about the non-Jewish victims of the Nazis responds to Daniel Blatman’s review.
Identifying with Azerbaijan by saying there was mass murder at Khojaly in 1992 desecrates the memory of the Holocaust.
A poem published by Natan Alterman during Israel's War of Independence criticizing human-rights abuses was lauded by Prime Minister Ben-Gurion, who even distributed 100,000 copies of it among soldiers; other such testimonies were made to disappear.
In the only genocide to occur in Europe since the Holocaust, more than 8,500 Bosnian Muslims were slaughtered by Serb forces in a UN-declared 'safe area.' Despite the evidence, denial of the atrocity continues.
Imagine the president of France inviting the heads of the Jewish community on Holocaust Remembrance Day and intentionally refraining from uttering the word ‘Holocaust.’
In putting our desire to protect our 'ties' with Turkey and Azerbaijan above our willingness to recognize the Armenian Genocide, we in Israel sacrifice basic principle and integrity.
The Armenian-Azerbaijan 'soft war' over the Nagorno-Karabakh region is still claiming lives. A recent visit there provoked questions concerning Azerbaijan's close ties with Israel.
It is still not too late to admit theses crimes, that will be remembered forever, were committed in the name of the citizens of Israel.
The speeches during Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic's visit to Israel this month contained not a word about Serbia's crimes during the 1991-95 civil war in the former Yugoslavia.