Michael Barenbaum

Michael
Barenbaum
1945

American Scholar, Professor, Rabbi, Writer, Lecturer and Film-maker who focused on the memorialization of the Holocaust, Director of the U.S. Holocaust Museum Research Institute, President of the Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation, Executive Editor of the Encyclopedia Judaica

Author Quotes

The Jews were expendable. Their elimination entailed no politically disadvantageous repercussions.

We had information, and we had the information early. We didn't act on that information.

In a world of relativism we don't know what is bad and we don't know what is good. But the one thing we can agree upon is that this is absolute evil.

The reality is you can't come out of understanding the Holocaust by saying that you believe that people are good at heart. People may be good at heart, but the Holocaust is certainly no manifestation of that.

Envy destroys peace of mind and happiness. An envious person’s life is full of suffering and resentment. He is never happy with what he himself has.

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First Name
Michael
Last Name
Barenbaum
Birth Date
1945
Bio

American Scholar, Professor, Rabbi, Writer, Lecturer and Film-maker who focused on the memorialization of the Holocaust, Director of the U.S. Holocaust Museum Research Institute, President of the Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation, Executive Editor of the Encyclopedia Judaica