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    • Michael Levine
    • 09.11.10 | 22:40 (IST)

    The Treaty of Versailles had nothing to do with the Balfour Declaration. Lord Balfour thought Jewish support could sway help swing the United States into a war against the Axix Powers, because President Roosevelt sought advised from Supre Court Justice Brandeis. At the time Russia was part of the Axis and theJews who left Czarist Russia had painful memories of pogroms. To ties Balfour and Versailles shows an unter lack of histoirical understanding. Time to get a life....

    from the article: 'Jewish assets seized by Nazis funded 30 percent of WWII expenses'
    First published 22:11 08.11.10 | Last updated 22:11 08.11.10
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