Israel is waiting for its Holocaust survivors to die
There are three different days committed to remembering the Holocaust, but during the rest of the year, the Israeli government only thinks of Holocaust survivors as a financial burden.
The Chief Rabbinate of Palestine in 1946 declared the tenth day of the Hebrew month of Tevet a "general day of Kaddish" for dead Jews whose gravesites are unknown. The date was traditionally a fast day observed by Jews to commemorate the beginning of Babylonian King Nebuchadnezzar II's siege of Jerusalem. Its modern significance was added not long after the end of World War II, when the...
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