What Is the Source of the Phrase "Never Again"?

Some say its author was Meir Kahane, the founder of the Jewish Defense League. Is that right?


A memorial at Dachau concentration camp, now a museum. Athanasios Gioumpasis/Getty Images.
A memorial at Dachau concentration camp, now a museum. Athanasios Gioumpasis/Getty Images.
Observation
June 21 2017
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Philologos, the renowned Jewish-language columnist, appears twice a month in Mosaic. Questions for him may be sent to his email address by clicking here.


Mosaic reader Jim Schwartz wants to know about the expression “Never again.” “Who first used it and when?” he asks:

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