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Our generation is realistic, for we have come to know man as he really is.

After all, man is that being who invented the gas chambers of Auschwitz; however, he is also that being who entered those gas chambers upright, with the Lord's Prayer or the Shema Yisrael on his lips.

The Hebrew language... is the only glue which holds together our scattered bones. It also holds together the rings in the chain of time.... It binds us to those who built pyramids, to those who shed their blood on the ramparts of Jerusalem, and to those who, at the burning stakes, cried Shema Yisrael!

Man is that being who invented the gas chambers of Auschwitz;

however, he is also that being who entered those chambers upright, with the Lord's Prayer or the Shema Yisrael on his lips.

Our generation is realistic for we have come to know man as he really is.

After all, man is that being who has invented the gas chambers of Auschwitz; however, he is also that being who has entered those gas chambers upright, with the Lord's Prayer or Shema Yisrael on his lips.

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