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    • David
    • 28.01.10 | 18:37 (IST)

    Levy is the best Israel has. Too bad there are so few others in his class. I would go further than he and say that Holocaust Remembrance actually harms Israel and Jewry. (Yet, paradoxically, this is healing for the world.) The more 'pushy' Jews get in rubbing the world's nose into this very controversial old wound, the more resentment comes, the more unflattering comparisons with modern Israel come to mind, and the more people will come to believe in revisionism. And indeed, maybe these are all GOOD outcomes which God is doing through the Jews. All because of a warped, vengeful 'never forgive, never forget' ideology which Israel can never outgrow. This bitterness and hardness of heart, while doing the same crimes against Palestinians, will be the Jews' undoing.

    from the article: Holocaust remembrance is a boon for Israeli propaganda
    First published 01:25 28.01.10 | Last updated 11:04 28.01.10
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