A View on Günter Grass: Why We Need an Open Debate on Israel – A Commentary by Jakob Augstein at Spiegel de

 

German Nobel laureate Günter Grass has stirred up a debate on Israel with a new poem. dapd

German Nobel laureate Günter Grass has stirred up a debate on Israel with a new poem.

Is Israel a threat to world peace? German writer Günter Grass has been blasted as an anti-Semite this week for making just such a claim in a new poem. But while the verse may not win any awards, Grass has kicked off an important — and long overdue — debate. And, he’s right.

 

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Günter Grass: ‘What must be said’ – The Guardian UK (Poem in English)

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