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Tales of a coffee-holic: A blind eye

 


On April 28, Holocaust Remembrance Day, Jewish communities around the world paused to remember all those who died during this tragic era of the world’s history.

This day’s observance in the midst of a crisis in South Sudan makes me wonder why Americans are so aware of the horrible atrocities that occurred during the Holocaust, but not so about other more recent incidences of genocide around the world.

In the same way that many Americans during WWII didn’t want to believe the harsh reality of the Jewish Holocaust, it’s unseemly and unpleasant to think about the slaughter of innocen...



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