Israeli firefighters in Greece - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jake
    • 15.12.07 | 02:21 (IST)

    Earlier this year, 55 Israeli firefighter were dispatched to Greece to battle the worst fires around Olympia. In addition, a medical team of burn specialists and firefighting aircraft were put on standby pending a Greek government request. The Arab world, whom the Greeks had supported all these years, gave nothing. I had thought Greece, with its Israel-demonizing Left and Jew-baiting religious right, would be the last country on earth to punish those inciting to violence against Jews. I hope that this conviction will be a further step to the improvement in Greco-Jewish relations.

    from the article: Greek historian convicted over book denying the Holocaust
    First published 00:00 13.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 13.12.07
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