The Female Heroes of the Jewish Resistance to the Nazis

March 30 2021

Among the persistent myths about the Holocaust is the claim that European Jews “were led like sheep to the slaughter.” While the Warsaw Ghetto uprising is relatively widely known, it is often considered the exception when in fact it was closer to the rule. Judy Batalion writes:

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Hamas and Fatah Compete by Shedding Jewish Blood

During the past four weeks, there has been a rash of violent attacks in Jerusalem and the West Bank. These are not a response to any Israeli actions, nor are they spontaneous outbursts. Rather, as Itamar Marcus and Maurice Hirsch explain, the violence is the result of deliberate incitement by the Palestinian Authority (PA), which began when its president, Mahmoud Abbas, realized he was unlikely to win the upcoming national elections. The violence, write Marcus and Hirsch, was originally a way to win votes, and is now a way to maintain popularity after Abbas’s decision to postpone the elections in definitely:

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