Sounding Off with a Vengeance

Menachem Begin displayed his most aggressive streak last week in attacking his favorite enemy after the Arabs, the Germans. Irritated by statements from West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt in support of the Palestinians, the Israeli Prime Minister fired off an incendiary salvo. Said Begin in an address to party leaders: "It seems the Holocaust has conveniently slipped his mind. The German debt to the Jewish people can never end—not in this generation and not in any other. Such words have not been heard since the end of World War II, when the world saw what was done to us in the...

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