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    • Gershon Ron
    • 20.10.09 | 04:04 (IST)

    Only orthodox are Jews? I am a half Jew that how I describe myself. When asked who isn't Jewish, father or mother, my answer is they are both Jewish. Then how come you are half Jewish. My answer is I observe only five commandments. When I told this joke {no joke I am serious} to my adult son he questioned me, which of the commandments I observe. I could come up only with two and a half. My son reaction was, you are practically an atheist! I was in four concentration camps including Auschwitz. I came to Israel 1n 1948 in a fishing boat. Landed in the middle of the night on the shores of Cesarea. I was five years member of a kibbutz 300 yards from the Jordanian border. I served 6 years in the Israeli reserves. I travel with an Israeli passport. I have an Israeli identity card. Ye, I love pork! What am I according go you?

    from the article: Dovish Jews? They love Israel? Excommunicate them
    First published 15:31 19.10.09 | Last updated 20:07 20.10.09
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