Hebrew Voices #69 – Nothing is Forgotten

In this episode of Hebrew Voices, Nothing is Forgotten, Nehemia Gordon talks with author and historian Peter Golden who has interviewed world leaders from Ronald Reagan to Yitzchak Rabin. Golden explains the origin of the word "Holocaust" in the trial of Adolf Eichmann, the critical role Soviet Jewry played in the founding of the State of Israel, and how blue jeans and rock music brought down the Soviet Union. Jennifer wrote: “I love listening to Hebrew Voices. Getting the opportunity to “meet” such amazing people through your program. This one however was one my favorite episodes so far on Hebrew Voices.”

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Peter Golden’s website
Nothing is Forgotten by Peter Golden

Examples of the word Shoah (Holocaust) in the Bible:
Isaiah 10:3
Zephaniah 1:5

Further Study:
Adolf Hitler
Exodus (Book)
The Red Army
Soviet Jewry Movement
Masha Bruskina
Shattering the Conspiracy of Silence (Book)
Jim Crow Laws
Golda Meir
Fiddler on the Roof (Movie)
Joseph Stalin
Chairman Mao
Camp David
Andwar Sadat
Zyklon B Gas
Anne Frank
The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich (Book)
Ben Gurion
Adolf Eichman
Pound of Flesh
Gideon Hausner
The Final Solution
Mad Men (TV Show)
Wernher von Braun
Herberts Cukurs (aka Hangman of Riga; Butcher of Riga)
Hannah Arendt (Banality of Evil)
Son of Saul (Movie)
Elie Wiesel
Night (Book)
The relationship between testimony and fiction
Fantasy and Witnessing, Post War Efforts to Experience the Holocaust (Book)
Blood Libel
Band of Brother (Miniseries)
Heinrich Himmler

9 thoughts on “Hebrew Voices #69 – Nothing is Forgotten

  1. And to think, as a Jew I thought I knew what happened. This is going to happen again, and is happening, makes my heart sick. But, I have been viciously attacked online many times by non-Jews so I know how hated my people still are.

  2. I have, for most of my life , been …what is the right word… fascinated, appalled, drawn to, compelled to learn about…. the Holocaust. I think for me it really started when I read the book “The Hiding Place” and connected it to a friend I had when I was younger who was Jewish. I grew up in a non religious, “christian” home ,and her home was , as far as I knew outside of her bat-mitzvah, fairly non religious also. I say this only to explain that religion never really came into it for me. This has always been a “people” issue. Along with my studying so much about the Holocaust, I also have studied extensively about slavery… again, a people issue, meaning people can and do the most horrific things to other people.
    I pray for those who are lost, alone, hurting and abused and ask God to be that person who will stand outside of the crown and love them…and if the time comes and I am given the choice to go along or fight back, may He give me the strength to stand and fight. amen

  3. Literally sick in my stomach. Not just for the Jews but the incredible carnage and brutality depicted across the board. My dad helped liberate at least one of the camps in WWII. He only briefly mentioned it once. The picture of the quaint village with industrial mass murder factories next door reminds me of the abortion mills here in the US where in chi\c townhouse “clinics” babies are dismembered while the politico\ans declare it is their “right”. 56 million since ’73. So sick, so incredibly sad. The storm is still raging.

  4. What about personally owned guns in Germany and Soviet Union, were all citizens allowed to have them? where Jews allowed gun ownership?

  5. Shalom Nehemiah! I want to say thank you for doing this podcast. I have to say that I found the subject insightful. I am one of the blessed few to have said I myself have been to Dachau. I grew up in an US Army family. We moved to Germany twice while I was a kid, the first time in 1979-1981 and again in 1988-1990. I have been to Dachau a few times. seeing the pictures and everything there is a very humbling experience. I also agree with the state that I wish more American children would know more about History like this than they do at this time.

    Again I thank you for your hard work. May YHVH Bless you and keep you.

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