Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Hitler Has a Following in India

To the extent that German history is taught it’s in the context of “the view that had Hitler not weakened the British Empire by the Second World War, the British would have never voluntarily left India.” 

The country’s Jewish community—some 5,300 people—is one of a few in the world to have never been persecuted by their countrymen.  Solomon Sopher, president of the Baghdadi Jewish community in Mumbai, agrees: “We have never been persecuted by any caste or creed. Not even by the Muslims.” He adds that Indians are prone to “hero worship” of strong military leaders. 
Business Week: Hitler Has a Following in India

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