On Holocaust Remembrance Day, We Should Also Recall Those Who Destroyed the Nazi Regime

Limiting observance to expressions of grief and mourning, failing to take account of the valor that defeated Hitler, is untrue to the full meaning of the day.

The Reichstag after the bombing of Berlin, June 1945. Wikipedia.

The Reichstag after the bombing of Berlin, June 1945. Wikipedia.

Observation
April 12 2018
About the author

Michael W. Schwartz is of counsel to Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and a former president of Congregation Or Zarua in New York City.


Today is Yom Hashoah, commonly known as Holocaust Remembrance Day. Increasingly, as this day approaches each year, my thoughts have turned to the biblical prophet Nahum.

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