On the side is a picture of the Monument to the Murdered Jews of Europe in Berlin. Despite all of the museums and Holocaust memorials in Germany, I want to know, have the German really done Tshuva- repentance? Do the Germans of today deserve blame for the sins of the previous generation?
In Judaism, when somebody sins, they must beg for forgiveness and fast in regret. What has Germany done? Said they're sorry a few times? Build some monuments? I don't want any monument; Hitler, of accursed memory, wanted monuments and museums to the destroyed race of the Jewish People. He planned to turn the Altneu-Shul synagogue in Krakow into a museum about the Jews.
In Germany, there are still many big buildings that used to be synagogues that are now used as opera houses. Jewish property was seized and never returned. If the German people truly want to atone and do tshuva for their role in the genocide of the Holocaust, the German Parliament should declare a national fast day. The Pope himself should declare a fast day in regret for the inaction of Pope Pius XII and the Catholic Church. Most importantly, Germany should be on guard against the modern day Nazis, the Islamofascists. Consider the following alarming example of Sharia uber alles in Deutscheland. Robert Spencer writes: Beaten and threatened with death by her husband, a young Muslim mother of two in Germany petitioned a Frankfurt court for a speedy divorce. German law mandates a year-long waiting period between separation and divorce, but also contains “hardship” criteria that allow for that period to be shortened. However, Judge Christa Datz-Winter decided that this was not a “hardship” case. According to Spiegel Online, Datz-Winter quoted Qur’an 4:34, which says that “men are in charge of women, because Allah hath made the one of them to excel the other,” and that men should punish disobedient women: “admonish them and banish them to beds apart, and scourge them.” After all, Datz-Winter pointed out, both husband and wife were Moroccan. Germany must declare support for the inalienable right of the Jews over the entire Land of Israel.
Germany has the responsibility to do tshuva for their role in the Holocaust and to lead the world in the fight against totalitarianism and anti-semitism, most notable in the modern day form of Islamofascism. To do any less is an incomplete tshuva and a disgrace to the memory of the 6 million martyrs.