Friday, May 16, 2014

"Do Not Let Us Build A Monument To The Righteous Next To The Museum Of The History Of Polish Jews"

Blog reader Felek alerted me to this controversy.

Some want to build a monument to rescuers of Polish Jews near the Museum of Polish Jews.

Others oppose the monument being located near the museum, because they see the monument as doing three bad things:

1.) Stealing the spotlight from Polish Jews

2.) Erasing the bad things Polish anti-Semites did to Jews

3.) Placing the focus on Polish heroism.

One can read about the controversy here, at Dziennik Opinii.

Thanks again to Felek. 


  1. This bogus issue exemplifies the same old, same old mentality that:

    1). Puts Jewish experiences and sufferings on a pedestal above that of the Poles.

    2). Makes Poles a whipping boy in Polish-Jewish relations.

    3). Defines Poles according to the foregoing two tendencies, and

    4). Shows how easy Poles have allowed themselves to be talked down to, manipulated, and pushed around--even in Poland itself.

    When will it end?

  2. I wonder why there is no Museum of the Polish People in Poland. Curious. Poles are "easy" because they are disorganized, they are disorganized because a lot of people work to make sure they stay that way - those who oppose what is happening are marginalized or assasinated, others are bribed - in the end the means used to destroy a nation are exactly the same as 2000 years ago. Only when Poles begin to understand that ANY universalist ideology is an enemy of the people they will they be able to wake up - only by rejecting Communistm, Christianity, the cult of democracy, etc can the nation truly arise. Given the late hour, I do not give Poles or other Slavs much hope.


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