SHARON REBUKES WORLD ON HOLOCAUST (NEW YORK POST) By URI DAN JERUSALEM, ISRAEL 01/27/05)
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January 27, 2005 -- JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon
marked the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz with a
sharp condemnation for the world that "didn´t lift a finger" to stop
"The sad and terrible conclusion is that no one cared that Jews were
being killed," Sharon said of the Nazi extermination efforts.
"At the time of the most terrible test, friends and benefactors
didn´t lift a finger." he said.
"The state of Israel has learned this lesson, and since its founding,
it has defended itself and its residents, and provides safety to Jews
everywhere. We know that we can only rely on ourselves."
Sharon added, "The legitimate self-defense measures which Israel
takes in its war against Palestinian terror — measures any sovereign
state would be obliged to take in order to safeguard its residents —
are presented by sundry anti-Semites as Nazi-style acts of
Sharon spoke on the eve of a gathering of world leaders in Poland to
mark the 60th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camp
Auschwitz. With Post Wire Services (Copyright 2005 NYP Holdings, Inc.
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