Noxious Comparisons

Efrat, Yacov Ben
February 2010
Challenge (07924143);2010, p1
This article explores the controversy caused by comparing the suffering of the Palestinians in the Arab-Israeli conflict with that of the Jews in the Holocaust. It criticizes the Israeli government for attacking people who made such a comparison, including film director and producer Yonatan Segal who was summoned by the Knesset to explain. However, it asserts that there no basis for this comparison since the conditions of the Palestinians and the Jews were different.


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