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    • 10.02.06 | 21:25 (IST)

    "although I believe six million is a considerably inflated figure". Potobac, I don't know your credentials, but I'm wondering why you think that your estimate of the number of Jews killed is more reliable than the leagues of serious historians who have poured over this subject. Additionally, you stated "Why should the subject be off-limits? What are you trying to avoid being discussed?" I think you're discussing it right now. Freely, in an Israeli newspaper. Doesn't that undercut your point? Holocaust discussion and education are not off limits. Never have been. What is off limits is pushing holocaust denile in the face of clear and uncontroversial evidence of it's actuality.

    from the article: U.S. Jews block conference set to include anti-Israel professors
    First published 00:00 09.02.06 | Last updated 00:00 09.02.06
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