How the Nazis “Normalized” Anti-Semitism by Appealing to Children

Publisher: 
Smithsonian Magazine
Date: 
June 27, 2016
One of the messages of...the New-York Historical Society exhibit “Anti-Semitism 1919–1939” (through July 31) culled from [Kenneth Rendell's]  collection, is that the Holocaust didn’t arise out of nothing; it spawned out of a long and vicious history of European hatred of Jews. The exhibit, adds Louise Mirrer, the president and CEO of the New-York Historical Society, “is about the ease with which the rhetoric of hatred, directed against a particular group—in this case, of course, the Jews—can permeate a national discourse and become ‘normal’ for ordinary people.”     Read more…
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