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Sixty years ago, the State of Israel chose not to link the Holocaust to summertime Tisha B’Av, the memorial day for the destruction of both Temples in Jerusalem, the expulsion from Spain and, in general, the most cataclysmic of Jewish catastrophes. Instead, the newly established Holocaust Remembrance Day was set for a week after Passover and a week before Israel’s back-to-back Memorial for Fallen Soldiers and...