Israel’s German Sin

Newspaper: Jewish Herald
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23 In oct 1962
Security - Arms Race. Foreign Policy - Diplomacy, Israel-Germany Relationship. States - Egypt, Germany. Government
Begin addresses the relationship between Israel and Germany, as well as Germany's relationship with Egypt. He first speaks of Israel taking Germany's monetary bribe. Germans wanted to relieve themselves of guilt, so that only the National Socialists will remain guilty. Begin shares two examples of Germans in their "new" government, who played a major role in supporting the Nazis: Globke and Heusinger. He expresses frustration in the Government for not voicing their opposition towards Nazi-supporters being in Germany's "new" government. Begin concludes with how Israel gives Germany Uzzis, uniforms, and teachers, and Germany has still not given Israel defensive weapons; Germany has, though, given Egypt German rocket scientists.