Israel’s purchase of German Volkswagens opens wounds
The cars are made by Volkswagen, which once was aligned with Hitler; Israeli Holocaust survivors and others are irate.

By Margaret Coker, Cox News Service

Last update: September 29, 2007 – 4:54 PM

JERUSALEM – Retired agronomist Shmuel Elhanan speaks German and talks fondly about his parents’ house in Berlin.
But like many Israelis and German-born Jews in the United States and elsewhere, Elhanan, 77, has a love-hate relationship with his homeland.