Tag Archives: Warsaw Ghetto

Endlösung?

Update below. When confused Israeli blogger Yochanan Gordon yesterday maundered about a “permissible genocide” in Gaza and The Times of Israel posted this lunacy (but fortunately retracted it afterwards), it came to my mind that abused children likely abuse when … Continue reading

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Razing the Ghetto

It is inappropriate to compare Gaza with the Warsaw Ghetto which was created by Governor General Nazi Hans Frank in October 1940. Razing the ghetto commenced  on 18 January 1943 and lasted until April. Neither the size of the Warsaw Ghetto (3.4 … Continue reading

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President Obama’s U-turn

One of the few Jewish survivors of the Warsaw Ghetto is Germany’s main literary critic, or “Pope of German letters”, Marcel Reich-Ranicki. In his remarkable biography “The Author of Himself: The Life of Marcel Reich-Ranicki” (Princeton University Press 2001), he … Continue reading

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