#23 and Political Honesty (!) - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Joan Stuchner
    • 07.12.07 | 17:50 (IST)

    #23 - Abrahams didn't mean that the Jewish ethos was to be sneaky, as I'm sure you very well know. He simply didn't explain himself well. He meant that Jews are not supposed to brag about giving money. This isn't to say he's being completely honest, but any dishonesty on his part is not because he's Jewish. It's hardly a secret that politics and honesty are strange bedfellows. Please don't tell me that in countries where there are only Christian politicians and Christian businessmen, that morality, openness and honesty prevail.

    from the article: Magnate in U.K. scandal: I feared charges of a 'Jewish conspiracy'
    First published 00:00 07.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 07.12.07
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