Actually Yaacov, it's more than just an ethnic component - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jacob Blues
    • 25.01.07 | 21:58 (IST)

    It's a people component. Your problem is that rather than looking at the 'people component' as a legitimate part of the Jewish makeup, you disparage it, and consider them a burden to you. In your race to scream "Justice and Ethics" you paint a very narrow view of who is apparently deserving of such mercies. Your writing universally disparages Jews, universally ignores their suffering, and universally, rejects things Jews hold sacred. The concerns of the Jewish people are beneath you, but reviled by you. Your race towards enlightment and mercy towards all, is only matched by your race away from such issues when it pertains to Jews.

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