Jews to Nazis; **** you, we're still here and we can dance

For thus saith the LORD; Sing with gladness for Jacob, and shout among the chief of the nations: publish ye, praise ye, and say, O LORD, save thy people, the remnant of Israel. Behold, I will bring them from the north country, and gather them from the coasts of the earth, and with them the blind and the lame, the woman with child and her that travaileth with child together: a great company shall return thither. They shall come with weeping, and with supplications will I lead them: I will cause them to walk by the rivers of waters in a straight way, wherein they shall not stumble: for I am a father to Israel, and Ephraim is my firstborn. Hear the word of the LORD, O ye nations, and declare it in the isles afar off, and say, He that scattered Israel will gather him, and keep him, as a shepherd doth his flock. For the LORD hath redeemed Jacob, and ransomed him from the hand of him that was stronger than he. Therefore they shall come and sing in the height of Zion, and shall flow together to the goodness of the LORD, for wheat, and for wine, and for oil, and for the young of the flock and of the herd: and their soul shall be as a watered garden; and they shall not sorrow any more at all. Then shall the virgin rejoice in the dance, both young men and old together: for I will turn their mourning into joy, and will comfort them, and make them rejoice from their sorrow.-- Jeremiah 31

The following video, which was posted by Jane Korman on youtube, shows an Australian Jewish family. Their patriarch was imprisoned, apparently at Dachau and Auschwitz, sixty three years before the film was taken. He survived. They returned, and danced on the Nazi's monument to hatred and inhumanity. Dachau was the product of European social science, supported by a scientific consensus; Auschwitz is unimaginable without European civilisation's shameful history of antisemitism, and I include the Church, obviously, in that.

The video is almost completely offensive to pompous sensibility. I find it a monument to the human spirit. Jane has put pictures of other Jews dancing, though none (understandably) of the other victims of Hitler's sickness, on her channel here. Her uploads include a beautiful video set to a Leonard Cohen song that made me cry. You can see it at the second link below.


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