Another European Holocaust

Commentary by Dr. Gerhard Falk




“All we learn from history is that we learn nothing from history”. This dictum pertains to the 1.4 million Jews still living among the 745 million people in blood soaked Europe today.

From Sweden to Italy, from Ireland to the Ukraine, the Europeans are once more screaming for the blood of the few Jews still living among them. Directly copying from the erstwhile Nazi measures, the Europeans are once more boycotting Jewish owned business. That was also the first phase of the persecution of the German Jews. Directly after Hitler became the chancellor of Germany in January 1933, brown shirted goons stood in front of Jewish owned stores and told anyone seeking to enter not to buy from Jews. This led to the gradual impoverishment of the Jewish community. Finally, what began as a boycott ended in the gas ovens of Auschwitz.

Likewise, the Arabs and their supporters seek to kill the 13 million Jews still living in this world. Not only have the 80 million Arabs surrounding Israel attempted to slaughter all Israelis in 1948, 1956, 1967, and 1973, but they are now hounding the few Jews living in Europe even as the European Union seeks the destruction of Israel.

Once more, as in the 1930’s, Jewish establishments are firebombed, Jews are beaten in the streets, some Jews have been murdered, and Jewish children cannot safely attend schools. Once more, the European media blame Jews for all that is wrong in the world and once more the Jews , with exceptions, refuse to leave for Israel or the United States while they still can. In the early years of the Nazi dictatorship, numerous German Jews refused to leave Germany when it was still possible because they believed that the Nazi horrors would soon end and their service in the First World War for “the fatherland” would protect them. Many said “I will leave Deutschland with the last train.” This came true. The left for Auschwitz.

Now this  phenomenon becomes visible again. Yet, now Jews can go to Israel at any time to save their lives and the lives of their children. That was not possible in the 1930’s. Of course, it is argued that the European governments are not Nazis and have not so far set up death camps. This  attitude overlooks that the Nazi party is once more most active in Germany. Recently Die Zeit, a widely read German weekly, published the experiences of numerous German politicians who have received death threats from Nazi minded individuals on the grounds that these politicians remain devoted to democracy. This also occurred in the late 1920’s  when Hitler was campaigning but had not yet gained power. Eventually democracy was ended in Europe, as it is now  endangered there again.

In European universities and in American universities as well, students and professors assault Jewish students verbally and even physically as the students and faculties  support Muslim terror. This too was true in Germany in the 1920’s and early ‘30’s as college students and professors were the first to support the Nazi movement and drive Jews out of the universities.

The evidence is clear. If the few Jews still living in Europe don’t get out now, they will find that even the current weak democracies in Europe will not protect Jews from the European culture, which includes the hate for Jews as a permanent, unchanging feature of European civilization.

In short, if the Jewish population does not leave Europe soon, another Holocaust awaits them.

Shalom u’vracha.

Dr. Gerhard Falk is the author of numerous publications, including The German Jews in America (2014).

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