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Brother slams thesis writer for citing grandmother


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/nation/article/brother_slams_thesis_writer_for_citing_grandmother_20101217

The brother of the author of a thesis accepted by he University of Toronto that calls Holocaust education programs "racist" slammed her for invoking their Holocaust survivor grandmother in her defense. Jenny Peto, a Jewish activist with the Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid, attacks in her thesis the March of Remembrance and Hope, through which young adults of diverse backgrounds travel with Holocaust survivors to sites of Nazi atrocities in Poland, and March of the Living Canada, part of an international program that takes young Jews and survivors to Poland and Israel. Peto argues the programs cause Jews to believe they are innocent victims. In reality, she writes, they are privileged white people who "cannot see their own racism."

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