Joshua Mitnick |
Tel Aviv — For decades, the topic of the Holocaust has been taboo in Palestinian society and throughout the Arab world. The most common reactions have been Holocaust denial, equating the Shoah with Palestinian injustices or simply ignoring the Nazi killing machine all together.
Unless Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has something up his sleeve, the collapse of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks last week has put the Palestinians on track to ask the United Nations for full recognition as a state in Gaza and the West Bank, and to ask the International Criminal Court to end Israeli settlement activity beyond Israel’s 1967 border.
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