Commentary: Seeing evil and stopping it

by Jeremy Kay We think we can identify hate in our midst and confront it, but at what point can we recognize evil when it represents a real danger to our existence? In 1920, the German Workers Party, before it appended the National Socialists to its name, issued a proclamation. Number four: “Only those who are our fellow countrymen can become citizens. Only those who have German blood, regardless of creed, can be our countrymen. Hence, no Jew can be a countryman.” Here we have a glimpse of pure evil in its most embryonic state. It was a group that ...
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Commentary: The Silent Time

…In the dark I see shining toward mefaces of epitaphswailing their song.Graves of the whole vanished Jewish worldblossom in my one-man tent.And I pray:Be a father, a mother to me,a sister, a brother, my own children, body-kinreal as pain, from my own blood and skinbe my own dead, let me grasp and take in these destroyed millions… Who else, like me, hashis own nighttime death-garden?Memorial Poem, Jacob Glatstein One day there will be no more remaining Holocaust survivors. The world knew this logically; very soon, it will know it experientially. I once heard a Holocaust survivor speak about this concept ...
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