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    • Stuart Michaels
    • 26.06.13 | 16:54 (IDT)

    His life makes a mockery of everyone else, Jew and gentile, who plays by the rules, or when they don't and get caught, pay their debt to society. (Michael Milken is a good example of the latter: he went to jail and came out a better and honorable man.) Illegally obtained money given to good causes is still illegally gotten money. It bestows no honor whatsoever upon its donor, and taints its recipient. Bury him in Israel, but outside the cemetary walls so his corpse does not dishonor the honest souls resting in peace.

    from the article: Jewish philanthropist Marc Rich, a key donor to Israel, dies at 78
    First published 12:37 26.06.13 | Last updated 12:37 26.06.13
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