When did American Jews start thinking about the Holocaust? – Haaretz – Israel News

Diner’s mission is to explode the eponymous “myth” that there was only a gradual evolution of Holocaust consciousness. Diner asserts that much of postwar American Jewish history and public affairs needs to be understood in the context of the Holocaust.

There was no “silence” about the Holocaust – far from it.

But the reality is that whatever memorials and other programs took place, overall these were marginal to the core agendas of American Jews, both individually and as a community.

via When did American Jews start thinking about the Holocaust? – Haaretz – Israel News.

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