Quotation by Irena Klepfisz

...Jews must learn to say without excuse, without equivocation: despite our history and our powerlessness in the past, despite all the injustices that we have endured—today, now, the Palestinians are the victims of oppression, and their oppressors are the Israelis.
Irena Klepfisz (b. 1941), U.S. Jewish lesbian author; born in Poland. "Yom Hashoah, Yom Yerushalayim," 1989. Dreams of an Insomniac, part 3 (1990).

Klepfisz, a Jew born in Poland in 1941, escaped the 1943 Warsaw Uprising after her father was killed in its second day. After some years in Sweden, she and her mother emigrated to New York City–the only members of either side of the family to survive the Holocaust.
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