British Jews Denounce West German Action, Point to Moral Debt
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British Jews Denounce West German Action, Point to Moral Debt

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The Board of Deputies of British Jews denounced today the suspension of arms shipments by West Germany to Israel, and urged the West German Government not to succumb to Arab blackmail.

The Board said, in its statement, that Jews could never forget the slaughter of 6,000,000 of their people by the Nazis, and that West Germany bore a heavy burden of responsibility before civilized mankind. The attitude of Jews everywhere toward the present West German Government, the Board stated, would be determined by its actions.

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