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    • George
    • 11.11.09 | 19:31 (IST)

    I am an Argentine Jew living in the US and currently visiting Buenos Aires, my home town. The initial statements in the article are ridiculous. I have seen some antisemitic and some anti-israeli signs, but only a few. The country is in one of the regular crisis, this time from the Great Recession in the rest of the world. Some of these signs equate Jews with rich people and simply mean that they want the rich people to share a bigger burden of the crisis. The anti-israeli signs are related to the Gaza action and are vanishing. The anti-semitism in the US is also real, not so obvious, but perhaps more damaging, Pollard case as exhibit A. I think the article is totally ridiculous. I am staying with family and an Israeli girl, also family, just came to stay with us. She is having a great time, just like I had when I was in Israel early this year. Jews and Arabs here could be an example of coexistence for other parts of the world.

    from the article: What can be done to stop the rise of anti-Semitism in Argentina?
    First published 13:22 22.10.09 | Last updated 14:28 22.10.09
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