Friday, December 24, 2004


Major General Elazar Stern, head of the Israel Defense Forces Manpower Division said: "Settlers who wear an orange star are Holocaust deniers, because if what was done in the Holocaust resembles what we are doing to them, it means the Holocaust was not so terrible or unique."

Gush Katif resident Sara Tzwieg, who wore the orange star, said, "I think the media went a bit too far when it started wondering which people in particular we were comparing to the Nazis. We never intended to do that. What we wanted to show was that the deportation of Jews from their homes is similar to what the Nazis did."

[Does the first part of her statement agree with the second part? I don't think so.]