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The Holocaust Is Over; We Must Rise from Its Ashes


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Modern-day Israel, and the Jewish community, are strongly influenced by the memory and horrors of Hitler and the Holocaust. Burg argues that the Jewish nation has been traumatized and has lost the ability to trust itself, its neighbors or the world around it. He shows that this is one of  the causes for the growing nationalism and violence that are plaguing Israeli society and reverberating through Jewish communities worldwide. Burg uses his own family history--his parents were Holocaust survivors--to inform his innovative views on what the Jewish people need to do to move on and eventually live in peace with their Arab neighbors and feel comfortable in the world at large. Thought-provoking, compelling, and original, this book is bound to spark a heated debate around the world.

About the Author

Avraham Burg is a prominent Israeli politician, opinion maker, and former speaker of the Knesset. He has been active in politics as a leader in the Labor Party and the One Israel party. He has written for such publications as The Guardian and The International Herald Tribune, and his first book was a bestseller in Israel. He lives in Nataf, Jerusalem.

Table of Contents

My Roots * The Holocaust, Ever Present * The Shoah Epidemic * Defeating Hitler * Remembering the Weimar Republic * Lessons from the Holocaust * Balancing Heroism and the Shoah * The Eichmann Trial * Owning the Holocaust * A New Judaism * Make God Smile Again * I shall Live

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Burg, Avraham
Palgrave MacMillan
Jewish studies
Middle East - Israel
Political Ideologies - General
Social history
Sociology-Jewish Studies
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9.19 x 6.36 x 0.725 in

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