Why Was Raul Hilberg's Book Not Published in Hebrew Before Now?

Over the last 50 years, the interpretation of the concept of Jewish heroism in the Holocaust changed.

This is a case that involves historic injustice and historic justice. It revolves around the necessity to cling to an opinion and to an idea, and afterward to develop the ability to recant and revise - in other words, the ability, even the need, to change. But the case of Raul Hilberg (1926-2007 ) and his monumental work, "The Destruction of European Jewry," which was recently published in Hebrew by...