The scandal erupted between the presidential administration of Donald trump and the world Jewish community, caused the text of White House statement on the International day of remembrance of the victims of the Holocaust. The text of the document has caused a wide resonance in the world and sharp criticism from anti-defamation League, reports NEWSru.co.il.
According to given data, the text of the statement was prepared by the assistant to the President for special assignments, Jew Boris Epstein.
Epstein was born in Moscow, and with her parents moved to the United States at the age of 11 years, his family has Holocaust survivors.
In this sharply criticized the treatment of we are talking about victims, heroes and survivors of the Holocaust, without a separate mention of anti-Semitism and the six million dead by the Nazis of Jews.
The statement was published on the official website of the President of the United States.
Hope Hicks, a spokesman of the administration trump, gave this reason explanation news service CNN, saying that the Jews were «included» in the extensive list of those who were victims of Hitler , homosexuals, priests, Gypsies, people with mental or physical disabilities, Communists, trade unionists, members of religious organization «Jehovah’s Witnesses», anarchists, poles and other Slavic peoples, as well as fighters of the Resistance Movement.
A number of media, which called the statement shameful and disappointing, provide a link to the corresponding application of the administration of Obama from 2015, which States: «six million Jews and millions of other people killed by the Nazi regime».
In 2008, U.S. President George Bush commented on his visit to the Jerusalem Museum of Holocaust «Yad Vashem», condemning the resurgence of anti-Semitism that, in his opinion, is similar to the state of minds in the last century that led to the Holocaust of European Jewry.
The head of the ADL Jonathan Greenblatt noted this blunder the administration of the trump, saying that only the Jews, unlike other innocent victims of the Nazis were killed because they were Jews, and stressing that this fact is an alarming symptom.
The opposite position was taken by Ronald Lauder, the head of the world Jewish Congress, which has criticized Greenblatt and ADL. Lauder notes that «political games around the victims of the Holocaust are not an expression of memory and grief». He believes that an impartial reading of the document, issued by the White House, demonstrates the «proper perpetuation of suffering and heroism that have marked this dark page in the history of mankind.»
It is worth Recalling that, having signed the decree on temporary prohibition of the reception of immigrants from several Muslim countries, trump managed to alienate many members of the Islamic world.
The Jewish community is outraged by a statement from the team trump the Holocaust. It was written by a former Muscovite 31.01.2017