Cuomo clearly intended to convey deep seriousness and profound grief. What’s funny — and unsettling — is how spectacularly he failed.
I don’t believe in first-world problems. That’s just saying we don’t have the right to be upset. We are not allowed to be frustrated or sad.
The Holocaust is one of many atrocities that have been perpetrated against the Jewish people, all of which we remember through ritual retellings.
Some feel that Holocaust remembrance has become a maudlin substitute for an authentic Jewish identity. But there are still reasons to remember.
“We didn’t let the continuity of the gathering be broken by the pandemic.”
The changes were spurred by a high school student, the granddaughter of a Holocaust survivor from Libya.
It was sung in concentration camps, in forests before battles, in hiding spots amidst the rubble of bombed-out cities.
The survey also found that 41% of millennials believe that fewer than two million Jews were killed.
NASA astronaut Drew Feustel displayed a replica of a drawing titled “Moon Landscape” by Petr Ginz, a Czech teen who was killed at Auschwitz.
Americans have “a moral obligation to combat anti-Semitism, confront hate, and prevent genocide,” President Trump said in a Yom HaShoah proclamation.