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    • mike davis
    • 19.01.07 | 02:04 (IST)

    Avoid cultural censorship. Unless Jews are willing to starting cutting up the Talmud and other books and removing the anti Christian bits in all Jewish writings it is best to ignore these calls for censorship. Anti semitism is now irrelevant. Any Jew still worried by it can move to safety in Israel. All criticism of Israel and Jews is now, unfortunately, branded as 'anti-semitism'. The term has been debased. The Jews would be well advised to stop going on about this trivial matter...admittedly not trivial in the past...and resist the temptations to interfere with other people's art work. What's next? Excising Shylock from the 'Merchant of Venice'?

    from the article: Pro-Israel group asks Pope to remove anti-Semitism from religious art
    First published 00:00 18.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 18.01.07
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