Apropos for today we consider that Americans are losing touch with history because mobile phones are killing the collective memory and we're more focused on social media gossip.
Thankfully, there are still locals who remember . . .
American Public Square recently hosted its latest in a series of forums on race and identity, entitled: “The Rise of Antisemitism From the Left and the Right.” The event was held at Union Station, where an exhibit on the Auschwitz concentration camp is running until January 2022.
The event was staged against a backdrop of declining public acknowledgement of the topic and rising antisemitic violence.
About one in five Americans say they have never heard of the word antisemitism. Meanwhile, the FBI found that 60% of religious hate crimes during 2019 targeted Jews, which account for less than 2% of the population.
Developing . . .