August 29, 2012

Are Jews Obsessed with the Holocaust?

Jeffrey Goldberg, Bloomberg

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What is happening here is something virtually without precedent in our allegedly enlightened age: A member-state of the United Nations, Iran, regularly threatens another member- state, Israel, with annihilation. It’s important to bear in mind a fundamental asymmetry: Israel doesn’t seek Iran’s elimination. Iran seeks Israel’s.

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