12. Feb, 2018


History has many ironies. One on display at the present time is Israel’s decision to ban the same American Quaker group which rescued Jews from Nazi Germany and received a Nobel Peace Prize for doing so, from entering Israel. The reason: they are showing the same concern for oppressed Palestinians now as they did for oppressed Jews then.

The American Friends Service Committee, an American Quaker aid organization, became an important part of a rescue network helping refugees, according to the Holocaust Dictionary.

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The irony of Israel banning the same Quaker group that rescued Jews from the Nazis, for expressing similar concern for Palestinians, who are being…