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He never encountered that option. While he would frequently declare that the six million Jews whom passed away

He never encountered that option. While he would frequently declare that the six million Jews whom passed away

Into the Holocaust could be in Palestine in the event that state had currently existed, the Yishuv wouldn’t have experienced the capability to take in them. (About sixty thousand Jews arrived throughout the war.) Segev implies that Ben-Gurion’s coolness when confronted with the disaster ‘was a lot more than anything else helplessness’. But this doesn’t explain why Ben-Gurion dismissed out of control the notion of bombing Auschwitz while the railroads leading from Hungary to Poland, or their judgment that ‘the terrible historic importance of the Nazi slaughter’ lay maybe perhaps not when you look at the ‘frightening wide range of Jews have been massacred’, but into the undeniable fact that it eliminated ‘that choose area of the country that alone, among all the Jews, ended up being capable and built with all of the traits and abilities necessary for the building of the state’. Continue reading He never encountered that option. While he would frequently declare that the six million Jews whom passed away