A Benevolent and Generous Nation

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    The White House Menorah
    By Jeff Jacoby, Boston Globe
    December 16, 2007

    On the 7th night of Hanukkah in 1944, my father was in Auschwitz. He had been deported with his family to the Nazi extermination camp eight months earlier; by Hanukkah, only my father was still alive. That year, he kindled no Hanukkah lights. In Auschwitz, where anything and everything was punishable by death, any Jew caught practicing his religion could expect to be sent to the gas chambers, or shot on the spot.

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    http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/e.../articles/2007/12/16/the_white_house_menorah/
     

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