Blaming Ourselves For The Holocaust

In his 1998 lecture on Exodus 33, Dennis Prager says: Jewish history holds the Jews responsible for leaving their land. It’s the only history I know of where the people have taken 100% responsibility for their own misfortune.

The Holocaust is the first time Jews started to think they didn’t deserve what happened. Still, there are a few Jews who say the Holocaust is a punishment for failing to live up to God’s law.

Jews understand from the Torah that their misfortunes come from God. Human agents are used and not excused…

About Luke Ford

I've written five books (see My work has been covered in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and on 60 Minutes. I teach Alexander Technique in Beverly Hills (
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