Gariwo: the gardens of the Righteous

Versione italiana | Search in site:

Persecution prevention

Genocide prevention

Editorial by Marcello Flores


​ The Righteous memory and the Memory of the Righteous

Editorial by Gérard Malkassian; Philosophy teacher in Paris


Israeli and Jewish perspectives on genocide prevention

Editorial by Yair Auron, historian and professor at the Open University of Israel



The Crisis Of Our Time

In the face of the istitutional, moral and cultural crisis that is spreading all over Europe, Theatre Franco Parenti opens its doors to the project by Gariwo, the forest of the Righteous, for the creation of a public discussion on the theme of personal responsibility facing the challenges of the new millennium. The theatre's great hall will host 4 meetings on the moral issues of our times, through which a reflection will be developed on the Righteous. 


A tree for the Righteous in US campuses?

Interview with prof. David Simon, Director of the Genocide Studies Project at the University of Yale. We covered the ISIS threat, the doctrine of "Responsibility to Protect" and the latest developments in the studies about Armenia, Cambodia and Rwanda. With a wish: that US students plant trees in their faculty campuses


The Memory of Memories

Editorial by Moni Ovadia, actor, playwright, writer and composer

As the recurrence that bears the name of “Holocaust Remembrance Day” approaches, I think every year it becomes more and more urgent to develop unconventional reflections about the deepest meaning that this national and European


Persecution prevention

memory, the Righteous, the international commitment

The prevention of genocide and more in general of the crimes against humanity ranks high in the international agenda after the tragedies of the Twentieth century in Europe and the outbreak of new persecutions and mass murder cases in the world. The countries' awareness has increased with the opening of the new millennium, but it is still too limited and ineffectual.
Daniel J. Goldhagen, author of the famous essay Hitler's Willing Executioners, in his subsequent essay Worse than war has coined a new word - eliminationism - to point at all forms of mass extermination, by underlining their feature as a choice lucidly made by villains to advantage themselves politically.

read more

The book

Worse than war

Daniel J. Goldhagen