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Peres Tells EU Parliament, ‘Europe Has Divorced Its Past’
Jewish Press ^ | March 12, 2013 | Tzvi Ben-Gedalyahu

Posted on 03/16/2013 3:02:22 PM PDT by Olog-hai

President Shimon Peres told the European Union Parliament Tuesday, “In the past thousand years, more Jews lived in Europe than in any other continent. Alas, more Jews were murdered in Europe in the last hundred years than in the preceding two thousand years.”

The first Israeli president to address the current arrangement of the EU Parliament, he recalled his childhood in Europe, where his family escaped in 1934 while “in 1942, most of the inhabitants of my town were burned alive.”

He extolled the accomplishments of Israel, from making the desert bloom to Israel’s becoming a ”start-up nation.”

President Peres praised Europe for having “divorced its past” and for having “converted the divided Europe of the last thousand years, to the united Europe of today.” …

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: antisemitism; europeanunion; eussr; israel; neveragain; shimonperes; waronterror
No, Europe has not divorced its past.
1 posted on 03/16/2013 3:02:22 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

What a piece of sh*t. Europe is perhaps more fascist today than it was in the 1930s. Will he address the rampant anti-semitism in the media and academia circles? No.

2 posted on 03/16/2013 3:04:20 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Olog-hai

Europe, the new Reich has begun

3 posted on 03/16/2013 3:04:27 PM PDT by GeronL (
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To: Viennacon

Would love to argue with but, gotta get dressed as James Bond for a friends birthday party.

Hope Pussy Galore is there.

But, before I run off, I do have to ask:

WTF, is with your calling Perez a POS?


4 posted on 03/16/2013 3:12:20 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Olog-hai

Europe, Smurope.. they lost the Cold War to the Socialists..
Europe is a bunch of loosers..

Fascists, communists, socialists, Nazi’s, Maoists, democrats its all the same thing..
Europeans ain’t too smart.. A givernment check can buy any one of them..
Givernment whores all..

5 posted on 03/16/2013 3:13:24 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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