Omission conceals FDR’s harsh cruelty to Jewish Refugees
“The initial plan was to have the event digitally, but the Crown Prince insisted on making a physical appearance”
The growing volume of lip service paid by the world to the memory of the Six Million is neatly matched by the complacence about or support for contemporary Jew-hatred.
“We were not simply the beat-up remnants of a civilization, the victims of antisemitism” says CEO of YIVO Jonathan Brent. “It was a dynamic, thriving, self-reflective and ambitious culture.”
Jew-hating comments by both Roosevelt and Truman were erased from public view
His son, Nobuki Sugihara: “He thought he would be maybe saving only 2-3 people initially”
The unlikely help of a Nazi naval officer raises the question: Why did he do it?