Posts tagged with ‘Gunter Grass’

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On anti-Semitism, war crimes, and old poets

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On anti-Semitism, war crimes, and old poets Lillian Rosengarten Silence in the face of apartheid is unbearable. We can no longer remain silent nor turn our backs and pretend ignorance to a gruesome occupation of stolen land, the cruelest collective punishment in the open-air sewer prison where Palestinians once lived in peace. The situation has […]

Germans are behind Günter Grass

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Germans are behind Günter Grass Gilad Atzmon Israel doesn’t approve Grass’s recent poetic intervention. Yet, according to the German Financial Times, Grass views are highly accepted amongst Germans. Israel doesn’t approve Grass’s recent poetic intervention. Yet, according to the German Financial Times, Grass views are highly accepted amongst Germans. http://www.ftd.de Günter Grass´ take on Israel […]

Israel bars Gunter Grass from entry under law barring former Nazis

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Israel bars Gunter Grass from entry under law barring former Nazis Philip Weiss The latest in the Gunter Grass story. Sydney Morning Herald Israel’s Interior Minister has barred the German author Gunter Grass from entering the country because of a poem that accuses Israel of being a threat to world peace. ”Grass’s poems fan the […]