April 13, 2014

What Germany Owes the Jews

David Horovitz, Times of Israel

The Associated Press

Next year will mark the jubilee of a crumbling ‘special relationship’ with Israel. Here’s how Berlin, rather than being politely and ill-informedly critical, could help secure the well-being of the Jewish state.

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TAGGED: Europe, Israel, Jews, Germany


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