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    • G. Peeper
    • 04.02.10 | 01:30 (IST)

    Sir: My information which suggests my Jewish Ancestry is only recently acquired; and therefore, I've little experience of depth which frankly renders my opinions a high degree of standing; However, while I've no desire to see innocents killed by anyone, nor desire to offend anyone: When I find that 156 potential members of my family were led to slaughter during WW2; when I read those names of apparently MY FAMILY, exterminated such as a pound exterminates unwanted animals; I can't help but weep! I'm 53 years of age. I do not like to weep for anyone, or anything; but this I can't help! I'm as American as can be. And if I am also Jewish, and it is very likely; then I will also be that as well, 100% percent, or as much as my knowledge permits. Israel is immersed in a sea of hostility, fighting for her life. This I've known all along. And frankly, I am in constant amazement of the restraint she shows in the face of these hostilities.

    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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