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Holocaust `Industry’ More About Money Than Memory

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/opinion/article/holocaust_industry_more_about_money_than_memory_20090916

During the first months of the Hitler regime, in 1933, leaders of the Zionist movement concluded a controversial pact with the Third Reich, which, in its various forms, transferred some 60,000 Jews and $100 million-almost $1.7 billion in 2009 dollars-to Jewish Palestine. In return, Zionists would halt the worldwide Jewish-led anti-Nazi boycott that threatened to topple the Hitler regime in its first year. Ultimately, the Transfer Agreement saved lives, rescued assets, and seeded the infrastructure of the Jewish State to be.

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