Liam Hoare


Do We Focus Too Much on Auschwitz?

By Liam Hoare

Do We Focus Too Much on Auschwitz?
The emphasis placed on Auschwitz-Birkenau as a place of remembrance has skewed the way we understand the Holocaust, Professor David Cesarani told attendees on the final day of London’s Jewish Book Week on March 1.Read More


Cancer-Stricken Israeli Playwright Finds Comedy in Disease

By Liam Hoare

Cancer-Stricken Israeli Playwright Finds Comedy in Disease
Israeli playwright Anat Gov’s ‘Happy Ending depicts cancer in the unlikeliest way: comedy. After its debut, she died of the disease herself — but she wouldn’t want us to stop laughing.Read More


Why Britain Needs a New Holocaust Memorial

By Liam Hoare

Why Britain Needs a New Holocaust Memorial
Britain needs a new Holocaust memorial. This is the principal conclusion of Prime Minister David Cameron’s Holocaust Commission. Publishing its findings on International Holocaust Memorial Day, it concluded that a new monument would “serve as the focal point of national commemoration of the Holocaust” and “make a bold statement about the importance Britain places on preserving the memory of the Holocaust.” It should be “co-located with a world-class Learning Centre,” one that would become a hub for Holocaust education nationally.Read More


Was Eichmann Trial 'Most Important TV Event'?

By Liam Hoare

Was Eichmann Trial 'Most Important TV Event'?
More than almost any other event, it was the trial of Adolf Eichmann that, in 1961, brought the Holocaust into the public consciousness of the world. In both Europe and Israel, the trial marked the beginning of the end of a period, immediately after the Second World War, when the Holocaust was deliberately ignored and forgotten. The cause of the change: the medium of television.Read More


Are 45% of Brits Really Anti-Semitic? Not So Fast.

By Liam Hoare

British Jewish demand “Zero Tolerance for Anti-Semitism” at a London rally / Getty Images Read More



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