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The Holocaust is over ; we must rise from its ashes

Author: Avraham Burg
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
"Modern day Israel, and the Jewish community, is 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Burg, Avraham.
Holocaust is over; we must rise from its ashes.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
Named Person: Avraham Burg; Avraham Burg; Avraham Burg
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Avraham Burg
ISBN: 9780230607521 0230607527
OCLC Number: 213480228
Description: xvii, 253 pages ; 22 cm
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 --
Making God smile again --
I shall live.
Other Titles: Le-natseaḥ et Hiṭler.
Responsibility: Avraham Burg.


The Israeli opinion maker and former Speaker of the Knesset offers a radical exploration of modern day Israel and advances the controversial notion that if it is to live in peace with its neighbors  Read more...
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'Short of being Prime Minister, Burg could not be higher in the Zionist establishment.' - David Remnick, The New Yorker '...a compelling mix of polemic, personal memoir, homage to his parents and Read more...

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