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To the editors:

I do not believe for a moment that the letter headlined "Fetishists of the Holocaust" and signed "Name withheld" in your issue of 8/3/90 is Jewish. It is inconceivable that anyone whose family was erased in the Holocaust would be so forgiving.

Surely some editor in your shop should have been more discerning.

The give-away? The entire letter, actually, but to have alluded to any children of the Holocaust as "reactionary bastards," as did your correspondent, is the ultimate proof.

You have been deceived. Shame!

David Taber

N. Oakley

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