“If we had killed 10.3 million Jews, I would say with satisfaction, ‘Good, we destroyed an enemy.’”
Even discussions about one of Israel’s most triumphant moments are bound to be colored by the ongoing struggle over the morality of its actions.
It also gets right what Hannah Arendt got wrong.
A book that hasn’t lost its ability to appall.
Norman Podhoretz and the question of Jewish passivity during the Holocaust.
A tip from a German lawyer.
He got it from Adolf Eichmann.
Evil, but not so banal.
“We will sing to the Nazis what we cannot say to them.”