Germany’s president asked for forgiveness for the Holocaust during a speech in Israel’s Knesset. Johannes Rau spoke in German, a first for a Knesset speech. Several legislators stayed away in protest, including Danny Naveh from the opposition Likud Party, whose parents survived the Holocaust.
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