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    • Yaakov Sullivan
    • 31.08.10 | 16:24 (IDT)

    I remeber a scene in Fellini's film, "Amacord" of his youth growing up in fascist Italy, a society so much admired by jabotinsky, netanyahu's mentor. It shows the facsist youth group in a hugh open area, in their blue and whites, holding hoops as they do caleisthenics to improve the health and vigour of the communal state. La Giovenezza is playing in the background. Of course as part of their souped up zionist curriculum, the reishon l'tzion, would probably have some input on what zionist mixed groups can modestly wear in public. That's a factor Mussolini didnt have to contend with, but damn, all Italian youth knew the story of Mussolinis heroic campaign to restore the national honour and distiny in their takeover and colonisation of Albania and Ethiopia.

    from the article: Educating toward indoctrination
    First published 01:46 31.08.10 | Last updated 01:46 31.08.10
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