posted on Jul, 17 2010 @ 03:59 PM
That's the question of the day, believe it or not.
Recently, a video surfaced of a Holocaust survivor and his family dancing to the Gloria Gaynor tune "I Will Survive" at Auschwitz, the former Nazi
camp where over 950,000 Jews were killed.
Some people don't find it very funny.
Australian artist Jane Korman filmed the video last summer with her three children and her father, Adolek Kohn, an 89-year-old survivor of the
Adolek is shown wearing a T-shirt saying "Survivor." He leads the family in a conga line, and is also filmed peeping out of a cattle car that was
used to transport Jewish prisoners during the Holocaust.
The video recorded 500,000 hits on video site YouTube before it was yanked off the site on Thursday over copyright issues.
"I think it is wonderful, wonderful that so many people looked at this," Adolek told BBC News. "Of course not everyone understands why we dance at
Some are gravely offended that the topic of genocide should be treated so lightly, even by a man who lived through it.
I saw go ahead and dance old man! Life is a celebration, and you have something spectacular to celebrate.
If anyone else doesn't like it, they don't have to watch....