You implied that the piece was based on “Russian disinformation.” But my article wasn’t published by Sputnik; it was published by the Forward.
As a former refugee, I recognize the trauma that migrant children experience — and years after my journey, I know the pain their parents feel.
A wave of anti-Semitism has swept over Ukraine. In the past three weeks alone, a far-right leader publicly called for cleansing Ukraine of zhidi (a slur equivalent to “kike”); a Holocaust memorial in Ternopil was bombed; hundreds marched through Lviv, in honor of an SS unit, complete with Nazi salutes; “Death to Zhidi” graffiti was scrawled in two cities; a revered rabbi’s tomb was vandalized; a Romani camp in Kiev was attacked and burned by far-right nationalists, and hundreds rocked out at a neo-Nazi concert clad in swastikas and throwing up Nazi salutes.
Congress needs to recognize state-sponsored Holocaust revisionism for what it is — a warning sign of far right resurgence.
Ukrainians seeking to honor men accused of Nazi atrocities are winning support — from influential Jewish leaders.