Thursday, January 31, 2013

On January 30, 1933, Adolf Hitler became Chancellor of Germany.   

80 years later, Robert Rozett reflects on the legacy of that day.  You can read more about it in his piece published in Haaretz

The Holocaust began with elections

On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Yad Vashem's Dr. Robert Rozett reminds us that Hitler exploited democracy to come to power. Elections alone do not mean a society protects the civil liberties of the individual, their dignity or even their right to life; but those values must be ingrained in society to prevent future crimes against humanity.



 


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