Minister calls for Jewish-Arab reconciliation
Integration Minister Eberhard Van der Laan has called on Muslims to attend the annual Holocaust Memorial Day in Amsterdam on Sunday.AMSTERDAM -- He says the Muslim and Jewish communities in the Netherlands agree that the fighting in the Gaza Strip should not become an "import problem".
He says the two sides should become more aware of the other's pain, with Muslims gaining a deeper understanding of the Holocaust and Jews gaining a deeper insight into the Palestinian Nakba of 1948. On Friday, Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende will meet with leaders of the Muslim and Jewish communities.
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