…from Press TV, Tehran
[ Editor’s Note: The hammer just came down on the holocaust hoaxers in Israel and all over the world, via none other than Israel’s top Holocaust expert. There will be some squirming around in Zioland over his recent story.
No one will be calling him a holocaust denier, but others might be called “holocaust hustlers,” which is what I have always viewed them as. Thank you, Professor Yehuda Bauer, for putting them in play.
By punching a huge hole in the holocaust narrative, albeit on this specific issue of Polish participation, he has opened the door for discussing other holocaust issues, including the big one, which is holocaust supremacy with its hyped numbers.
And by that, I mean that the death of Jews was somehow worse than the deaths of all the other millions that died under equally horrible circumstances. Those other deaths have been estimated at 70 to 85 million, but if those people don’t matter or aren’t allowed to be memorialized with the same intensity, it effectively sends them to the proverbial back of the bus.
Maybe the truth can finally come out if those that rule over us do not block it on the internet, as we are seeing a huge smokescreen ostensibly to ‘protect the public’ from “misinformation”.
Professor Bauer has punched a hole in what was the unchallenged official holocaust narrative, which is in itself patently discriminatory, and for exactly the same reasons that Bauer has described below, “a completely one-sided mixture of truths and untruths, which is more dangerous than outright lies”.
We shall see if he really stands by this when we peel the onion down a bit further to reveal other inconvenient truths, or will he raise the black flag of antisemitism? … Jim W. Dean ]
Yehuda Bauer (Hebrew: יהודה באואר; born April 6, 1926) is an Israeli historian and scholar of the Holocaust. He is a professor of Holocaust Studies at the Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He was the founding editor of the journal Holocaust and Genocide Studies and served on the editorial board of the Encyclopaedia of the Holocaust, published by Yad Vashem in 1990.
– First published … July 18, 2020 –
A prominent Israeli historian has lambasted the Tel Aviv regime for having “collaborated” with Holocaust distortion and accepting the Polish narrative completely for the sake of political, economic and security gains.
Speaking in a webinar for British educators organized by the University College of London, Yehuda Bauer said Israeli authorities are using a fictitious storyline and playing along with it.
“The problem that we face is the identification of Israel with a distortion of the Holocaust, especially in Poland. The political and economic and security relationship between Israel and Poland is great, why would this problem of the Holocaust come between this?” he said.
He said the Israeli regime “decided to settle it” and sent a two-man team to negotiate with the Poles, “neither of them are experts on the Holocaust or history or Poland”, and they ended up “accepting the Polish narrative completely”.
“Anti-Semitism is defined in those documents, signed on June 28, 2018, as the same thing as anti-Polandism by the Jews. So, 2,000 years of anti-Semitism equals the opposition of some Jews to Poland,” Baurer, a professor of Holocaust Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem al-Quds, noted.
“Yad Vashem [Israel’s official memorial to the victims of the Holocaust] doesn’t normally react. This was an exception. It was so gross, so dangerous. We don’t accept the distortion of the Holocaust. What I’m saying is not only directed against the Polish nationalists but against the collaborators on the Israeli side as well,” he further argued.
Bauer then described distortion as “a completely one-sided mixture of truths and untruths which is more dangerous than outright lies”.
He said, “Distortion is when you say yes it happened, it was terrible, but we didn’t do it – the Germans did it, only them, no-one else. Yes, there were a few bad eggs among us who collaborated, denounced Jews, participated.”
Bauer added that “without a large part of the population, arguably a majority, there could have been no Holocaust, because the Germans didn’t know how to differentiate between Jews and Lithuanians, Jews and Poles, Jews and Hungarians.
“The number of Jews who could be identified from traditional ultra-Orthodox clothing was relatively small. The vast majority looked like everyone else in their neighborhood. Without the help of the local population, no Holocaust could have happened. So, this is a denial of what happened, a distortion,” Bauer pointed out.
Back in April 2017, Bauer dismissed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s assertion that the Allies could have saved four million Jews from the Holocaust if they had bombed Nazi death camps from 1942.
“This is utter nonsense. There is absolutely no truth in this,” he said at the time, emphasizing that the combined Anglo-American air forces were incapable of reaching any destination east of Berlin and the Elbe River until early 1944.
“The reason for that is simple: The Anglo-American bombers had no fighter escort that could reach those distances,” the historian highlighted.
“There was no possibility whatsoever of reaching the places where Jews were being killed until [early] 1944,” he said back then.