Analysis: Is Germany ignoring the lessons of the Holocaust? – This year’s remembrance of the liberation of Auschwitz has been marred by some German politicians’ bizarre liking for Iranian Holocaust deniers and terrorists. | Jerusalem Post
BERLIN – German politicians and world leaders marked the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz on Tuesday with didactic warnings about preserving the memory of the Holocaust.
“There is no German identity without Auschwitz,” President Joachim Gauck said.
Fealty to the remembrance of the Holocaust is the common denominator among all the parties in the Bundestag. Key to the conversation about the Holocaust is precisely how one defines memory’s ability to inform actions in the present….