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Friday, September 23, 2005


Simon Wiesenthal was laid to rest in a Herzliya, Israel today.

Ambassadors and senior officials from all over the world came to pay respect to the Nazi hunter.

However, not one single Israeli government minister came to the funeral.

Deputy minister Michael Melchior was the only government representative who bothered to attend.

"Senior people from countries overseas came to the funeral, but it seems that for government ministers, the cemetery in Herziliya is too far," said an organizer.

My Hesped Mar Z"L:

A survivor of the Nazi death camps, Wiesenthal dedicated his life to fighting the Nazis. He died in his home in Austria (because you don't hunt for polar bear in florida) . Wiesenthal, along with others , founded the Jewish Historical Documentation Center in Linz, Austria.In 1953, Wiesenthal passed information to the Israelis that Adolf Eichmann was in Argentina. In 1977, he founded the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Vienna, the main branch of the Center is now in Los Angeles; bringing over a thousand Nazi criminals to trial. We are told to do the work of the Lord, Simon Wiesenthal did the work of the Lord,because the Lord wasn't. Simon Wiesenthal did not go straight to heaven , no he made a B-line to hell (he had some old scores to settle).

-amshinover:if you have nothing nice to say, say it here


  • At 9/23/2005 9:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    secular israelis and arabs have a lot in common:

    arabs are pathologically intent on reliving the past

    secuar israelis are pathologically intent on pretending the past never happened

  • At 9/23/2005 10:36 AM, Blogger David said…

    Why would you use this as an oppurtunity to bash secular Israelis? Frum ministers weren't there either.

  • At 9/23/2005 1:03 PM, Blogger Little Wolf said…

    I think it is a shame that Israeli government officals were so busy that they couldn't take the time to see off such a great human being.

  • At 9/24/2005 8:18 PM, Blogger Shragie said…


    There is no such thing as coincidence or oops I forgot for something like this. If there were no Israeli reps. it was done by design.

    What purpose did it serve. Why? I do not know. However, I do have a theory. Weisenthal claimed to have caught eichmann and this was controversal. Could it have had any impact 40 years later at his funeral? maybe. But there is no question in my mind it was no oversight.


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