Europe’s Moral Attitudes toward the Holocaust in Light of the Current Defamation of Israel
April 1, 2002 | Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld
The moral aspects of Western attitudes toward the Jews and the Holocaust since World War II have not yet been analyzed systematically. However, the current campaign of hatred against Israel and the Jewish people -- unprecedented since the end of the war -- recalls many elements of the prewar decades. Yet it is too easy to generalize and describe this as one more outburst of the ancient illness of anti-Semitism.