September 22, 1995
Scholars Debate the Role of Anti-Semitism in the Holocaust
Montreal, Canada -- Did anti-Semitism really play a pivotal role in the mass murder of Jews during the Holocaust? That question sparked emotional debate at the 18th International Congress of Historical Sciences here.
The congress, which takes place every five years, brings together historians from around the world.
At the session on the Holocaust, which included participants from the United States, Germany, Poland, Canada, and Israel, speakers discussed the rapid emergence of