By Norman G. Finkelstein
It was once now not until eventually the Arab-Israeli battle of 1967, whilst Israel's obtrusive power introduced it into line with US overseas coverage, that reminiscence of the Holocaust started to collect the outstanding prominence it enjoys this present day. Leaders of America's Jewish group have been thrilled that Israel used to be now deemed an immense strategic asset and, Finkelstein contends, exploited the Holocaust to reinforce this new-found prestige. Their next interpretations of the tragedy are frequently at variance with genuine ancient occasions and are hired to deflect any feedback of Israel and its supporters.
Recalling Holocaust fraudsters equivalent to Jerzy Kosinski and Binjamin Wilkomirski, in addition to the demagogic structures of writers like Daniel Goldhagen, Finkelstein contends that the most possibility posed to the reminiscence of Nazism's sufferers comes now not from the distortions of Holocaust deniers yet from well-known, self-proclaimed guardians of Holocaust reminiscence. Drawing on a wealth of untapped resources, he exposes the double shakedown of eu nations in addition to valid Jewish claimants, and concludes that the Holocaust has develop into an outright extortion racket. completely researched and heavily argued, The Holocaust Industry is the entire extra hectic and strong as the concerns it bargains with are so hardly mentioned.