Presbyterian Publishing Corporation, 2001 - 354 páginas
More than half a century after Nazi Germany's genocidal assault on the Jewish people, the Holocaust grips our attention as never before, raising hotly-debated questions: how is the Holocaust best remembered? What are its lessons? Who gets to answer those questions? Who owns the Holocaust? These questions provoke disagreements that can be cutthroat or constructive. Taking its point of departure from the controversy that swirled around the author's aborted appointment as director of the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, Holocaust Politics shows how contemporary attitudes and priorities compete to determine that all-important difference.
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Here is what I have in mind : To own something can mean not to possess it but to
acknowledge or admit a reality for what it was and is . One can own a mistake , to
offer a very simple example , by admitting it . Or one can own a fault in the ...
We need only rub the sleep out of our eyes , stretch our limbs , and convert the
dream into a reality . " 9 Converting dreams into realities — the histories of the
United States and the State of Israel are intertwined , even interdependent , but
Maier lacked the authority to define social reality in the mid - 1930s . Increasingly
, however , the Nazi state did possess such power . Its laws made him Jewish
even if his consciousness did not . As he confronted that reality , the
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