What do Australians know about the Holocaust? by Jennifer L. Golub

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Published by The American Jewish Committee, Institute of Human Relations in New York, NY .

Written in English

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  • Public opinion

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  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Public opinion -- Statistics.,
  • Jews -- Public opinion -- Statistics.,
  • Public opinion -- Australia -- Statistics.

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Book details

StatementJennifer Golub, Renae Cohen.
SeriesWorking papers on contemporary anti-semitism
ContributionsCohen, Renae.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD804.3 .G658 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination37 p. ;
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL939359M
LC Control Number95826984

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The murders were carried out in pogroms and mass shootings; by a policy of extermination through work in concentration Deaths: Around 6 million Jews; other victims of Nazi. Books shelved as holocaust-fiction: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak, Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne, The T.

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There have been various Holocaust books that have been published over the years. In this regard, as with refugee immigration in general, Dr Bartrop maintains that Australia's record leaves much to be desired – 'not for what the Australians failed to do, but what they said they were doing and how that did not correspond with their actual behaviour'.

The Holocaust is one of the most important events of the 20th century. It occurred during the s and s and unfolded alongside the major events of World War II in Europe.

It was carried out by the Nazi Party and Adolf Hitler and was part of their anti-Semitic beliefs and values that centered on racial superiority and Social Darwinism. Historians have identified several reasons for the.

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I didn’t know my family was Jewish or was persecuted by the Nazis until fairly recently. I did know I was German however, and live there now. There is a sense of guilt, but I don’t think it comes out of just being German. I feel guilt just as a hu.

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But he did not do so alone.Children need to learn the atrocities that occurred in the Shoah, so as to be able to answer both Holocaust deniers, as well as those who are just ignorant of what happened, a number sadly growing, at least in the US.

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