Jews need to get over the "Armenian massacre" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Natallie Durson
    • 07.04.10 | 20:11 (IDT)

    Whatever happened or did not happen is not the responsibility of the current Turkish government In fact, the Turkish government is much changed and reformed since the time frame in question. It makes more sense to blame Merkel and the German government for Nazi atrocities. Of course, the present day Germans are generally quite nice to Israel and has continued to pay them huge indemnities over the years. Still, the Armenian massacre was almost twice as long ago as the holocaust. If this is the only mud that Israeli Jews have to throw at Turkey, then that's not much to throw. As for the Turks choosing to embrace their Arab neighbors rather than Israel, this is an easy choice. One that more and more nations will be choosing.

    from the article: Turkish PM: Israel is the main threat to Mideast peace
    First published 15:51 07.04.10 | Last updated 18:58 07.04.10
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