Israel: The Penance Corps

Eighteen years after the Hitlerian terror that wiped out 6,000,000 Jews, most of the people of Israel seem as bitter as ever toward the Germans. The mere visit of a German Protestant pastor to a Jerusalem school recently provoked a national outcry. Last month, public opinion forced Israel's top chamber music orchestra to cancel a concert tour in West Germany. A law states that no West German firm may operate in Israel.*

But thinking Jews are convinced that passions will never cool until a way is found to get German and Jew together. To this end, some prominent Israelis have...

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