Survivors, Scholars, & Holocaust Fatigue

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-A Muslim mother visits Dachau. (Jewish Journal)

-A new study asserts that Holocaust trauma affects grandchildren of survivors. (Haaretz)

-An Israeli teen writes, “modern Israeli society is completely dominated by the memory of the Holocaust…. I have come across many people whose grandparents are survivors, but who have only the faintest idea what Operation Barbarossa or Vichy mean; they’ve never heard of the Wannsee Conference.” (The Jerusalem Post)

-Holocaust scholar Yehuda Bauer pens an appreciation for his friend and colleague, Raul Hilberg, recently deceased. (Haaretz)

-The Holocaust Survivor Cookbook. (Jewish Exponent)

-Norman Mailer attempts to cite the Holocaust as a basis for a kind of belief in God. (The Jewish Week)

-Andrew Goldsmith, executive director of the American Society for Yad Vashem, addresses the issue of “Holocaust Fatigue.� (The Jewish Week)

Posted on October 30, 2007

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