Holocaust Memorial Day is not just for the Jews

In a recent Facebook post of an acquaintance I was accused of antisemitism and racism for expressing my disapproval of the way in which the Holocaust — and with it Holocaust Memorial Day — has been claimed by the Jewish community to the exclusion of the other victims. I also voiced my displeasure at the way the state of Israel uses the Holocaust to justify aggression against their neighbours, in particular the Palestinians. I was particularly vilified for stating that I am as equally offended by such Holocaust exploiters as Read More …