International Holocaust Remembrance Day: The Dangers of Historical Revision

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Antisemitism continues to fuel the far right, unifying otherwise disparate hate groups and ideologies. Groups explicitly promoting antisemitism have capitalized on the conflict in the Middle East and are exploiting it to escalate discord, present insincere support for Palestinians [] and take advantage of the United States’ alliance with Israel and its diplomatic achievements in the region. Since last Holocaust Remembrance Day, the trend of misrepresenting the Holocaust, Nazis, Hitler and the Gestapo and using these historical references flippantly for shock value has expanded.”

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