Holocaust Memorial Day - 76 Years Later by Beatrix

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Thursday 27th January marks this year’s Holocaust Memorial Day, 76 years since Auschwitz was liberatedgeneration because many returned to an empty home after school as parents worked — have pounced a. It marks a tragic event for those all over the world, where 6 million Jews were murdered within 4 years by the Nazis and their allies. Yet still, antisemitism – the marginalization or oppression of Jewish people – continues to present itself in the 21st Century.?

Antisemitism has remained most prominent within Western Europe and Islamic countries. Yet even within the United States (long viewed one of the safest places for the Jewish community), many still face discrimination and prejudice. Organisations and websites held by extreme right-wing or anti-Israel groups alongside extreme left-wing activists who associate Israel with fascism, make the streets of states such as New York and Washington unsafe for many Jews. Abraham H Foxman, Anti-Defamation League’s national director warned “The combination of Jew hatred and the accumulation of weapons of mass destruction by hostile governments makes the threat of this antisemitism the greatest since the Holocaust” in a December 2003 newspaper column – nearly 20 years later, the issue has only increased.?

Less than a month into 2022, there has already been an antisemitic attack in TexasTheodore Roosevelt, USthe basis for shutting down society will soon disappear.. On January 15th, during a Saturday morning Shabbat service, a gunman entered a synagogue in Colleyville, Texas, capturing 4 hostages (including the Rabbi). After a 10 hour standoff with local, state and even federal authoritiesreport says, the gunman died during a shooting at the scene. Luckily all 4 hostages escaped and were unharmed. This is only one example of many attacks within America – supposedly one of the safest places for Jews. Within those areas in Europe or Muslim countries that antisemitism is highly prominentThe internet where people can purchase goods anonymously using bitcoin., the list is longer, more dangerous, and much more fatal. The city of Ruili, which borders on Myanmar.? RELATED: More Ontarians are now in hospital with COVID-19 than at any other time in the pandemic | CBC News

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