How many Jews did Ben Gurion save during the war? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Smearnov
    • 07.07.10 | 23:44 (IDT)

    Today, besides the German Nazis we point the finger at FDR, Churchill, the Poles, Ukranians. Latvians, the Pope, But three fingers are pointing back at us. What about the revered Rebbes that quietly fled and left their followers to die, how about the Jewish Police and the Judenrats. Should we blame other religious leaders when many of our own saved themselves and deserted their followers? Can we blame other leaders when ours reamined silent, and can we blame other conquored peoples when our own dragged us from our homes and led us to the trains? The answer: sure we can blame anyone we want, but will we be taken seriously and what will we achieve?

    from the article: 'Pope Pius XII saved thousands of Jews'
    First published 16:04 07.07.10 | Last updated 16:04 07.07.10
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