The Holocaust’s Arab heroes (continued)

The flurry of interest in Robert Satloff ‘s exploration of Arab Holocaust history coincides with his recently-published book.

‘Point of no return’ featured the articleSatloff wrote for the Washington Post last week. The piece got the following comment from Ami Isseroff:

“Satloff strangely omitted the star of the Arab Nazi show, the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, Hajj Amin El Husseini, who organized an axis coup against the government of Iraq, and then fled to Nazi-land, where he hobnobbed with Hitler and Eichmann about the final solution, organized SS Units in Yugoslavia and broadcast for the Nazis.

“To be fair, Satloff also did not mention the Holocaust Museum in Nazareth, founded by an Israeli Arab, nor did he mention the visit of Anwar Sadat to Yad Vashem. He did not note either, that Yasser Arafat was barred from visiting the Holocaust Museum in Washington DC owing to Jewish protests.

“In surveying the record of Arab-Nazi collaboration, it is fair to point out that almost no nation in Europe, and certainly no occupied nation, was free of the shameful stain of collaboration in genocide, and the Arab countries were by no means the worst.”

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