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What Do COVID-19 Rules Have to Do With the Holocaust?

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. apologized this week for implying that Jews had more freedoms during the Holocaust than unvaccinated Americans. But Kennedy isn't alone in invoking Nazi Germany to criticize COVID-19 rules. Other anti-vaxxers, politicians and media pundits have drawn similar false analogies. On the International Holocaust Remembrance Day (Jan. 27), see what survivors have to say about this troubling rhetoric. Plus, learn more about growing anti-Semitism in the world.

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    How Anti-vaxxers Are Using the Holocaust

    RFK Jr. apologizes after condemnation for Anne Frank comment

    RFK Jr. apologizes after condemnation for Anne Frank comment

    Anti-vaccine activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. apologized Tuesday for suggesting things are worse for people today than they were for Anne Frank, the teenager who died in a Nazi concentration camp after hiding with her family in a secret annex in an Amsterdam house for two years. Kennedy’s comments, …

    Politicizing the Holocaust dehumanizes us all

    Politicizing the Holocaust dehumanizes us all

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    CNN - Opinion by Mark Wilf

    (CNN) — As a child of Holocaust survivors, nothing is more sacred and important to me than preserving the memory of this period. The international community has made great strides in educating the world about it. Just last week, the United Nations adopted a resolution by consensus against Holocaust …

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