Holocaust comparisons are overused -- but in the case of Hamas' Oct. 7 attack on Israel they may reflect more than just the emotional response of a traumatized people
By Avinoam Patt, Director, Center for Judaic Studies, University of Connecticut
Liat Steir-Livny, Associate Professor of Holocaust, Film & Cultural Studies, Sapir Academic College
The Holocaust is not just a memory in Israel. It’s part of how Israelis understand themselves and their country − and it’s playing a part in how the country responds to the Hamas massacres of Oct. 7.
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- Thursday, December 7, 2023