Democratic American's Insult to Jews - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Nitzan
    • 02.02.07 | 06:27 (IST)

    I find it exceptionally hard to believe that this person is sincere. Jews are known the world over as being "culture mulchers" and so intensely polyglot as to be called "rootless cosmopolitans" by Hitler! Where the hell do you get the idea that Jews are unwilling to learn other languages, cultures and even religions? I am in my 50s and am learning Arabic, to add to my Hebrew, Italian, French, English, Spanish, Portuguese and German. Oh, and I collect passports too! Four so far ... and you, Democratic American? As a matter, it is Americans of all the countries I have travelled in who were most averse to other languages. Do you forget that there is a movement in the US to insist on English as the official and only language of public life there?

    from the article: First Arab, then Israeli and finally Palestinian
    First published 00:00 01.02.07 | Last updated 00:00 01.02.07
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