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    • Ronnie Wolman
    • 28.07.07 | 10:59 (IDT)

    David,I live in Canada and my family came over from Russia and Lithuania to England in 1908. I wasnt directly affected by the holocaust although I heard stories from my grandmother about persecution against the Jews by the white (cossacks) and red Russians.My wife though lost virtually all her family Uncles ,Aunts and Cousins (everyone except her parents)in the Holocaust. I have grown up quite liberal and still am today. Your last line 'I wonder if Arabs can do the same'is a good question.The arabs push the envelope in the jewish liberals but where are the arab liberals??? We hear that they are there but where? Jewish liberals have fought for civil rights the world over.They have fought in the streets whether it was against Mosley in the UK,against Apartheid in South Africa or for Blacks in Mississippi,we were there. Where are the arab liberals in Iraq or Syria or in the PA?

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