The Holocaust (1934-1945)

Concerns of a Holocaust survivor

As readers of my Gazette column and my book, "Reports from a Distant Place," are aware, I am a survivor of the Holocaust. I survived not only Hitler but also Stalin.

In the wake of the 2016 elections, I was wondering what will happen under the Donald Trump presidency with Stephen Bannon, who according to media descriptions is a certified anti-Semite, named as the president's chief strategist and councilor.

Based on media reports, I have envisaged Bannon as the reincarnation of the Biblical Haman, chief minister of King Ahasuerus, who according to the Book of Esther attempted to convince the King to order the killing of all the Jews in the lands he ruled. The plot was...

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