Quotation from Yitzhak Tabenkin “Assimilation is part of the destruction of Jews. A Jew who is destroyed will not assimilate” — 1965
Ideologist and leader of the secular kibbutz movement, expresses the idea that a dead Jew is better than an assimilated Jew.
- Tabenkin, Yitzhak (1887-1971) ( 3 quotations )
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" I was afraid there was a Holocaust coming upon us, and I saw that it was inevitable. I am more afraid of assimilation. Is there anything more terrible than the destruction of Jews? Assimilation is part of the destruction of Jews. A Jew who is destroyed will not assimilate. "
Protocols of the 26th Zionist Congress, Jerusalem, 1965. Quoted by Katz et al. , Wrestling with God, Oxford Univ. Press, 2007, p. 256.
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