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  • ‘Gates’ Hold Key to Palestinians’ Pain

    By Gabriel Meyer

    February 23, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    In 1929, novelist Franz Werfel, during a stay in Damascus, caught sight of some maimed and famished-looking refugee children working in a carpet factory. He soon learned that they, and thousands of others like them, were survivors of the 1915 Turkish massacre of Armenians. Werfel,...