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May 20, 2003
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The exiled heirs to Italy’s abolished monarchy paid homage over the weekend at the country’s foremost monument to Nazi barbarity. But the gesture at a site near Rome where 335 Italians, including 75 Jews, were massacred by the S.S. in 1944 did little to assuage Jewish uneasiness over the failure by Victor Emmanuel of Savoy, the son of Italy’s last king, to apologize for the monarchy’s support of the persecution of Italian Jews during the country’s fascist era.

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