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    • Ezreal
    • 16.02.06 | 13:32 (IST)

    Today we are hated for Israel's policies, for 2000 years we were hated for being Jewish. When did one stop and the other start. Honest Jew, I would like an answer but hardly expect one. "We are hated because of the Israelis blah blah blah"....You sound all pathetic and upset at being a Jew. It's all too much for an honest Jew to bare? For those 2000 years I mentioned, many many Jews had enough of the hate and persecution and when they could, they jumoed ship, and changed religion. Today it's not neccessary to do so and you can just secularise. Denounce your faith if it helps you feel better. Only dont pretend that Jew hating began with the occupation or in 1948. It didn't. And no one can stop it because it doesnt conform to expected norms, it is neither rational nor sensible. It doesn't matter if the ocupation ends or if Israel ceases to be. it will remain as a force which came into being thousands of years ago. Learn to live with it.

    from the article: The new British anti-Semitism
    First published 00:00 16.02.06 | Last updated 00:00 16.02.06
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