Where Are You for Yom Hashoah?

Once a restrained and austere one-day affair, Israel's Holocaust Memorial Day has over time morphed into a week-long festival.

Should anyone ever wish to study how Israel imploded into a black hole of messianic-victim ultranationalism, the evolution of Holocaust Remembrance Day, or Yom Hashoah, could serve as an excellent metaphor. What began as a single memorial day, restrained and austere, has over time morphed into a week-long festival.