IDF Chief Gantz at Auschwitz: “Israel Ensures That a Horror Such as This Will Not Recur”


idf-benny-gantz[Video below.] IDF Chief of Staff Lt-Gen. Benny Gantz spoke at the site of the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland today on the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day, saying that “Israel ensures that a horror such as this will not recur.”

Gantz, who was set to lead the March of the Living memorial event on Monday, said that “the IDF is the defensive shield of the national home – a safe haven for the Jewish people.” Read the full story.

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{ Israel News Bureau}


  1. it’s funny how mr ganz is so worryed about lifein this world but unconcerned about kiyum hamitzvos for wldto cme.

  2. WHy isn’t hashem mentioned in the article, Pure “kochi ve’otzem yodi”, such an article makes people actually think that the IDF are the ones protecting us at least the editors should add some note of hashem in there,

  3. Auschwitz realy was a disturbing phenomenon. it’s worth mentioning however that “only” 6- 12 people died there

  4. may all 6 million jews holy neshamos have an aliyah & may we all do teshuva ASAP so that mashiach can come & these nashamos can be with us again

  5. “Israel Ensures That a Horror Such as This Will Not Recur” Really?? How exactly does Israel ensure anything? Israel only exists because g-d has allowed it to. Do you think for a second that the enemies of Israel cannot be empowered to destroy us if so is g-ds will chas v’shalom?

  6. Just the opposite. Reb Elchonon (Ikvisa demeshichah) says that Jews are safer when we lay low, and Zionism puts us in danger. May we do teshuva and Hashem protect us from rodfim such as these kochi v’otzem yadi fools.

  7. Halevi there would have been a place for Jews to go to from 1933-1945. Halevi…

    R’L My mispacha lost hundreds of chassidish yidden and they would have been thrilled to go anywhere let alone to Eretz Yisroel with hundreds of yeshivos and kollels, many streets closed on shabbos; national holiday off days on RH, YK….