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    • Jane
    • 02.07.10 | 21:00 (IDT)

    You know, the Holocaust was not only ours and after accepting conventional wisdom on the matter I got to visit Poland some years back and realized how the Polish people were indeed murdered, enslaved, and dispossessed of their homes. I think the Estonian President meant to make the same kind of point. There were of course those Estonians who gladly participated in killing Jews but on the other hand there were many who did not and they suffered greatly. We as Jews must recognize the suffering of others back then and today as well...Our "never again" should pertain to all people and not just our own kind. No, we cannot forget the Holocaust as it relates to us but we must remember all the victims of Hitler's evil and even those who suffered afterwards under Stalin. We must also learn the lesson and make sure we are never the perpetrators of such evil.

    from the article: The Holocaust distorter from Estonia
    First published 05:20 02.07.10 | Last updated 05:20 02.07.10
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