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Gandhi on the Holocaust


Hitler killed five million [sic] Jews. It is the greatest crime of our time. But the Jews should have offered themselves to the butcher’s knife. They should have thrown themselves into the sea from cliffs.....It would have aroused the world and the people of Germany.... As it is they succumbed anyway in their millions.” 

– Mahatma Gandhi, June 1946, in an interview with his biographer Louis Fischer.

Shmuley Boteach, “Repudiating Gandhian pacifism in the face of mass murder,” Jerusalem Post, (March 31, 2016).