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May 24, 2004
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Israel’s raid on Rafah was reminiscent of the Holocaust, Justice Minister Yosef “Tommy” Lapid said. “On television I saw an old woman rummaging through the ruins of her home in Rafah, searching for her medication, and she reminded me of my grandmother who was expelled from her home during the Holocaust,” the Hungarian-born Lapid, who came to Palestine in the 1930s after fleeing the Nazis, told fellow ministers at Sunday’s Cabinet meeting.

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