Saturday, January 16, 2016

Dialogue on Nonviolence: Why did Jewish nonviolent resistance against Hitler not work?

"Nonviolence is a powerful and just weapon which cuts without wounding and ennobles the man who wields it. It is a sword that heals." - Martin Luther King Jr., Nobel Lecture, December 11, 1964 

Nonviolence Icons: Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr.
The above quote posted on twitter led to a response from fellow human rights defender Maria Al-Masani who asked an important question: "So why did Jewish non violent resistance against Hitler not work?"

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