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    • Stuart
    • 06.07.06 | 21:58 (IDT)

    The responses to this one are amusing. Everyone is looking at the story through their own prism, whether that prism be prejudiced, against or neutral on the subject of iner-marriage etc. Truth be told, this is a story about one woman, over which Agnon had no control, who made her own choice. I personally believe that intermarriage reduces the number of Jews (not a good thing collectively) but is really no one's business but the person who is inter-marrying (they have absolute freedom of choice on the matter). But the article's heading referred to a "dark secret". Yet the body of the article didn't refer to any "secret" or anyone trying to keep a "secret" let alone a dark one. So what was the dark secret?

    from the article: S.Y. Agnon's relatives: The E. Jerusalem Nashashibis
    First published 00:00 06.07.06 | Last updated 00:00 06.07.06
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