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    • Danny Steinmetz
    • 02.09.07 | 06:26 (IDT)

    I had the pleasure of meeting him when I helped Hillel staff host him for dinner when he spoke at the University of Michigan in the late 1970's. I was struck by his eloquence, the beautifully tidy architecture of his presentation and writing, the flinty affection for truth, and the way in which is demonstrated how passion can be served by truth. He was patient with some very tiresome questioners. His impatience was directed at those who believed that the interests of the victims of the holocaust could be served by distorting the truth.

    from the article: The Holocaust scholar who was hard on the Jews
    First published 00:00 28.08.07 | Last updated 00:00 28.08.07
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