December 17, 2013
by Marlin Vis, regional coordinator of development
On several occasions, one of which was his 1999 visit to Yad Vashem, the Holocaust memorial near Jerusalem, Nelson Mandela commented on the immensity of Jewish suffering. It seemed as though he felt he could identify with their suffering, although he was wise not to try to make that comparison.
While instances of human suffering often have much in common, each circumstance is nuanced differently. It is impossible to say that...