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Debating Yad Vashem


Hall of Names, Yad Vashem, image via Yad VashemBESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 1,891, January 18, 2021
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The recent attempt by PM Netanyahu to appoint former IDF general and cabinet minister Effi Eitam as chairman of the Yad Vashem Holocaust Remembrance Center has stirred a heated public debate about the Center’s depiction of the Holocaust in recent years and its implications.
Two BESA associates have joined the debate. Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen argued that the vociferous opposition to Eitam’s appointment reflected the fear that he would restore the traditional depiction of the Holocaust as a unique and unprecedented …read more

Source:: Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

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