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The Battle of Hastings, part two, Eagle Eye

The Battle of Hastings, part two

Zionism is founded not, as its critics claim, on the embrace of victimhood, but its rejection. Hounded from country to country, expropriated, beaten, humiliated and killed in their thousands and millions, the Jewish people finally said, in as many words, “OK, we get it. You don’t want us, and you won’t protect us. In that case, we’ll simply have to do it ourselves”.

By | Eagle Eye | Friday, 8 August 2014 at 9:01 am

The Human Variable, Eagle Eye

The Human Variable

A man died yesterday and with him, quietly, an era. The death of Adolfo Suarez, Spain’s first post-fascist Prime Minister, has drawn relatively little attention, and perhaps this is how it should be. For all Spain’s current woes, democracy there is now business as usual, so the touch-and-go process by which it was re-established looms [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Monday, 24 March 2014 at 9:15 pm

Sixty-eight years after Auschwitz: Why we still remember, Notebook

Sixty-eight years after Auschwitz: Why we still remember

Gabriella Swerling looks at the history of Holocaust Memorial Day and speaks to a concentration camp survivor.

By | Notebook | Sunday, 27 January 2013 at 12:49 pm

Auschwitz: How relevant is it in today’s society?, Notebook

Auschwitz: How relevant is it in today’s society?

A while ago, I was having a conversation with friends; the Holocaust came up and we began to tentatively discuss it. After a few minutes, one friend, who had been keeping very quiet, looked up and said, slightly confused: “What even is the Holocaust?”

By | Notebook, Opinion | Sunday, 26 August 2012 at 4:00 am

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