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Controlling “Anti-Semitism” Accusations

It all began when a friend posted a report that Trump had signed into law, a legislation that allocated $10 million to further Holocaust (Shoah) education in the US. I groaned but kept my silence until someone posted how it was “not a bad thing to teach about the Holocaust”. I objected because there is no monopoly of genocides, to try and distinguish which one is greater or worse than another is repugnant. By all means, spend the money on education about genocides across history, genocides after WWII, genocides today and how to work to stop such things from happening again, but not on the Shoah as if it is the most scared of all memories.

Why fund Shoah education when there are so many other genocides also standing in line, begging for recognition? Continue reading

June 6, 2020 Posted by | Uncategorized | 3 Comments