“For Zion’s sake, I will not be silent…” (Isa. 62, 1)
A time …
The end of the greatest crime in human history
On May 8, 1945 Nazi-Germany signed a document of unconditional surrender in front of representatives of the three Western Allies (USA, UK and France). On May 9 it was signed in Berlin in the presence of the representatives of the Soviet Union. With the end of World War II in Europe the Holocaust, the greatest crime in human history, finally came to a halt.
The end of the greatest suffering of Jewish experience
The genocide of six out of eleven million European Jewish people was the greatest tragedy in the last four thousand years of Jewish experience. For us Christians who love the Jewish people with the love of God, this is an appropriate moment to identify with their unique suffering 70 years ago and to obey the call of God: “Comfort ye, comfort ye, my people…” (Isa. 40, 1)