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The constellation of activities carried out by the Nazis specifically directed at the annihilation of Lebensunwertes Leben—‘lives unworthy of life’—and resulting in the genocide committed against Jews and others, including Gypsies, the mentally disabled, and those with mental disorders
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My training at the seminary did not really constructively deal with the Shoah.
Robert Wistrich talks at some length about the ambiguous legacy of both of these princes of the church, and then, widening his scope to the German episcopate in general, observes that their elevation is anomalously accompanied in the document by "utter silence about the German church's acquiescence and, at times, complicity in the Shoah.
The failure to perceive the exceptionality of the Shoah is not surprising.
For some, the answer lies in the conduits of reason either in complete submission to the Shoah as a manifestation of divine will or in a total rejection of a benevolent celestial provider.
Aa The shoah is pivotal to both arguments and any and all arguments concerning Israel, as it is obviously a major event in the long line of Jewish history.
He quotes the Israeli writer, Boaz Evron, to make this point: the Shoah "is our main asset nowadays.
With the aid of promotional materials Yad Vashem has developed, volunteers will reach out to survivors and their families and assist them in registering the names of Jews who they know were murdered in the Shoah.
Taken together, the essays in the first part of the volume present a complex picture of the development of literary discourse on the Shoah in the pre-Wende FRG, the GDR, and unified Germany (none of the essays focuses specifically on Holocaust discourse in Austria and Switzerland, but a few of the individual chapters include some discussion of these countries).
And in light of the Shoah (as Jews refer to the genocide of World War II) and the religious rhetoric of the war on terror, its message is not likely to be unmuddied soon.
As several commentators have observed, Pope Benedict's address sought a theological understanding of hatred and evil in general, and of the Shoah, the holocaust of the Jews, in particular.
After discussion, the conclusion of the Shoah Resource Center may find acquiescence "Some historians view Rumkowski as a collaborator and traitor.
For Eisenman, the Shoah is not just a historical occurrence but also an epistemological shift: "After the Holocaust, one cannot use [architectural] language to articulate it," he claims, in reference to Adorno's famous statement that writing poetry after Auschwitz is "barbaric.