Wordplay: Reflections by a 'second-generation, Shoah-lite' Pole
Watching these five 3D minutes, it suddenly dawned on me that it was to that ruined city that my parents returned. There, in Warsaw, they started to build their life anew, a life to which I owe my own.
Seventy-odd years on, our lives as Israelis − and certainly as Jews − are still suffused with and permeated by the shadows of the Holocaust. If it is not the pitiable plight of the survivors in Israel that preoccupies us, it is the verbal fight being waged by what I call “Holocaust exploiters.” When it is not those who deny that the Shoah happened, it is Netanyahu warning about the...
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