Are the Ashkenazi Jews" European" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 18.02.11 | 11:57 (IST)

    For generations Europeans told them they were not - the reminded the Jews in many many cruel ways that they were an alien race in Europe; not welcomed. Finally, starting the the late 119th century when nationalism was all the rage in Europe many Jews finally agreed with the Europeans You're convinced us, they said, we are not European and we are turning our back on Europe. Many of the the descendants of those same Europeans are not satisfied, and need to find new ways to go after the Jews - now that they've gotten rid of them they can happily claim them as their own and call them "colonists". It's just another way of looking down their noses and proving to themselves that Jews are evil

    from the article: Helen Thomas: Jews didn't have to leave Europe following Holocaust
    First published 10:46 18.02.11 | Last updated 10:46 18.02.11
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