Flotilla, Exodus, and WW2 analogies

Posted: June 13th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: In the News | Tags: , , , , , , , | 6 Comments »

In the days after the Israeli raid on the Gaza-bound flotilla, several articles evoked the famous Exodus incident from 1947, in which a ship with Holocaust survivors was stopped on its way to Palestine by British forces. Four passengers were killed after the soldiers who took over the ship were met with resistance and opened fire.

Maariv brought today the story of an Exodus passengers named Miriam Kleiman, who didn’t like this analogy at all: Read the rest of this entry »