Reflections From Holocaust Remembrance Day

  1. Have Each Other’s Backs
  2. Learn From History
  3. Monitor Current Trends

1. Have Each Other’s Backs

Jewish groups in America have a long history of supporting the rights of vulnerable and marginalized groups, a recent example being a letter organized by the Anti-Defamation League which makes the following statement on family separation policies:

2. Learn From History

I suppose in a way he was learning from the past, but taking away exactly the wrong lessons. What he should’ve learned from America’s policies during the Holocaust is, it is wrong to limit asylum and allow refugees to perish, especially when you do so in order to keep America a white, Christian nation.

3. Monitor Current Trends

Because of the flowing and ever-present nature of anti-Semitism, we must be wary of a resurgence in Russia due to the leadership of Vladimir Putin as well as a resurgence in America, also due in part to the leadership of Vladimir Putin.

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Katie Evanko-Douglas

Katie Evanko-Douglas

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Trying to help develop safe, inclusive AI by bringing 21st century tech to social science. Nerd for: IR, development/infrastructure and intersectional feminism.