The Paradox of Holocaust consequences - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mozie
    • 18.03.07 | 23:27 (IST)

    The Jews of the world come away with two lessons from the Holocaust. One, that they can't rely on anyone else but themselves to defend themselves and their own human rights and existence. Two, the moral value of behaving compassionately and treating others in the opposite way they were treated. The real world has shown the difficulty of practicing both these wisdoms at the same time. But Israel, as the Jewish state, should always embrace the perhaps Herculean task of pursuing self-defense and humanism simultaneously.

    from the article: Poll: Over 25% of Israeli Arabs say Holocaust never happened
    First published 00:00 18.03.07 | Last updated 00:00 18.03.07
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