Neo-Nazi Couple Discovers They're Jewish
CNN recounts story of Polish pair's revelation
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 25, 2010 1:53 PM CDT

(Newser) – A young neo-Nazi couple in Poland got a surprise (for them, a very much unwelcome one) when the wife went rooting their family histories and discovered they were both, in fact, Jewish. "I didn't know how to tell him," she recalls to CNN in a new documentary. (See video in the gallery.) "I loved him even if he was a punk or skinhead, if he beat people up or not. It was a time in Poland when this movement was very intense."

But tell him she did, and today they're active members of a Jewish community center in Warsaw. Says the huband, now 33: "I'm not saying that I don't have regrets but it's not something that I walk around and lash myself over... I feel sorry for those that I beat up... but I don't hold a grudge against myself. The people who I hurt can hold a grudge against me." AOL News also has a roundup of the story here.

 

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