Eichmann interested in Zionism pre-Holocaust - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Michael
    • 02.02.10 | 11:55 (IST)

    From Wikipedia: "In 1937, Eichmann was sent to the British Mandate of Palestine with his superior Herbert Hagen to assess the possibilities of massive Jewish emigration from Germany to Palestine. They landed in Haifa but could obtain only a transit visa so they went on to Cairo. There, they met Feival Polkes, an agent of the Haganah, who discussed with them the plans of the Zionists and tried to enlist their assistance in facilitating Jewish emigration from Europe." Obviously I'm not saying the Holocaust should be blamed on Zionism. The Nazis are responsible for the Holocaust. However, Zionists who try to suggest Arabs played a significant role in the Holocaust are playing a potentially dangerous game because people could probably argue that Zionism, on some level, promoted the idea of separating European Jews from non-Jews.

    from the article: It's wrong to suggest Israel was direct result of Holocaust
    First published 02:17 02.02.10 | Last updated 08:10 02.02.10
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