#28 Tragedy - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Thom
    • 25.02.10 | 18:01 (IST)

    #28 To regard any action of Israel and "powerful Jews behind closed doors", as actions taken without regard to anything but the fact that the Jews have suffered is shameful. What worries me is that in an effort to alleviate guilt, guilt which will never be undone, for which there is no apology that will suffice, Europeans will turn the card around and accuse Israel of what the world knows of Europeans. Jews who suffered pogroms and inquisitions had no friend to turn to while the Nazis and the countries that fell to them didn't blink an eye while murdering 6 million Jews, and the oh so neutral Swiss grew fat on the Nazi treasures ripped from the dead hands of generations of families. Maybe Mossad was behind this, maybe not, the fact that anyone would mention the Holocaust as reason of Israel's actions due to the inability of any nation to criticize completely ignores reality.

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    First published 00:38 25.02.10 | Last updated 17:14 27.02.10
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