Holocaust supremacism – Basic Mathematics

Based on search of the PROQUEST NEWSTAND database, covering the period from July 3, 2007 to July 3, 2017, the following keyword combinations in respect to selected US, Canadian and British media were used: (Roma or Romani or Sinti or Gypsy or Gypsies) genocide; (“Great Famine” and Ukraine) or Holodomor; Armenian Genocide; “Holocaust” or Shoah. We got the following results:

MENTIONS OF THE GENOCIDES APPORTIONED
Newspaper Gypsies Ukrainians Armenians Jews
Toronto Star 16 30 103 1,357
Globe and Mail 14 39 103 1,369
Montreal Gazette 11 14 95 1,876
The Sun 3 0 24 1,235
Daily Mail 10 7 50 2,392
Evening Standard 3 2 18 630
Wall Street Journal 0 3 110 1,089
New York Times 32 8 245 4,654
USA Today 5 0 23 365

Jewish authors confront Holocaust supremacism:

I. Because it is fundamentally unfair to the genocides of other people

Jacob Neusner: “Stranger at Home: The Holocaust, Zionism, and American Judaism (Studies in the History of Judaism)”
Jack Novick: “The Holocaust in American Life”
Avraham Burg: “The Holocaust Is Over; We Must Rise From its Ashes”
Yitzhak Laor: “The Myths of Liberal Zionism”

II. Because it is ‘repellant chauvinism” and is a tool for securing special rights

Norman Finkelstein: “The Holocaust Industry Publisher: Verso; Second Edition”

III. Because it distorts Jewish self-identity and replaces God

Rabbi Byron Sherwin: “Sparks Amidst the Ashes: The Spiritual Legacy of Polish Jewry”

Rabbi Michael Goldberg: “Why Should Jews Survive?: Looking Past the Holocaust toward a Jewish Future”

Some manifestations of Holocaust supremacism:

There are 16,000 titles, in the U. S. Library of Congress (the largest library in the world), on the Holocaust:

Why? Explaining the Holocaust

Hollywood has produced 175 films on the Holocaust between 1989 and 2008:

Beyond Chutzpah: On the Misuse of Anti-Semitism and the Abuse of History by Finkelstein, Norman (June 2, 2008)

In May 1978, 120 million Americans viewed the HOLOCAUST series on television. Now (May 2011), there are 75 museums and monuments worldwide containing the word “Holocaust”:

Holocaust: An American Understanding (Key Words in Jewish Studies)

As of June 2017, the ASSOCIATION OF HOLOCAUST ORGANIZATIONS Directory lists 198 institutions, the world over but mostly in the USA, promoting Holocaust studies.


Image: American troops guarding the main entrance to the German concentration camp Dachau just after liberation, 1945. Poles constituted the largest ethnic group in the camp during the war, followed by Russians, French, Yugoslavs, Jews, and Czechs. Dachau was used as the chief camp for Christian clergy who were imprisoned for not conforming with the Nazi Party line. Of a total of 2,720 clergy recorded as imprisoned at Dachau, the overwhelming majority, some 2,579 (or 94.88%) were Catholic, mainly Poles. Source: Wikipedia, public domain.