Rabbi Sacks to House of Lords: “Within living memory of the Holocaust, antisemitism has returned exactly as it did in the 19th century”

JERUSALEM POST
Rabbi Sacks: Rise in antisemitism today similar to Holocaust-era
by Tamar Beeri
June 23, 2019

The UK’s House of Lords debated the subject of antisemitism in the country’s politics, with Britain’s former Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks describing the rise of antisemitism in Europe today being similar to that of Holocaust-era Europe. Sacks expressed his shock that when he visited Poland, he found that the Warsaw Ghetto was located in the city center. “Try to imagine 400,000 Hindus or Sikhs imprisoned within ghetto walls in the middle of London,” Sacks said on Thursday. “Imagine people passing those walls every day, knowing that behind them, thousands were dying or being sent to their deaths, and no one said a word. How did it happen? READ MORE

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