Even Ben-Gurion exploited the Holocaust when it suited him
No research has been done yet on Ben-Gurion’s relation to the Holocaust during his years as prime minister. But it’s important to note that he had no restraints when it came to rhetorical use of the Holocaust and comparisons with the Nazis.
In his op-ed “Raised on the Holocaust” (Haaretz, October 25), Yossi Sarid wrote that in contrast to Menachem Begin and Benjamin Netanyahu, who released the genie of the Holocaust from the bottle, David Ben-Gurion “tried to keep that bottle sealed so that Israel’s Jews would not go mad ... why pour fear on...
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