Where they burn books, they will also burn people.
In this lecture, Dr. Ben Tolila tells the fascinating life story of Heinrich Heine. The assimilated Jewish poet lived from 1797 to 1856 in Germany and France. Heine was a unique figure in 19th-century Europe. His uniqueness lies in the fact, that he was very familiar with the German people, and therefore was also the first to predict the Holocaust, which took place less than 100 years after his death. In his poems and in his journalistic articles, he was able to provide a good description of the tumultuous situation of his time. Download and start listening now!