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    • Danite
    • 16.02.06 | 03:20 (IST)

    As an Israeli maybe he doest understand the nature of Jewsih Humour ie Ashkenazi humour.Yes we laugh alot at ourselves but we laugh as human beings at the frailties of human beings using humour to relieve what were terrible sufferings.We did not and do not integrate anti semitic distortions into it it.Jewish humour is well liked , even by the Quenn of England who has invited jackie Mason 3 times to perform for her, because Jewsih humour strikes a note with many people because of its witty pathos.Calling anti semtic cartoons Jewsih humour is a sad testament to the deeplack of knowledge many Israelis have about their roots and the pre Israeli cultures that they come from.One has nothing to do with the other.Jewish humour was in part a means to fight anti semites, it was not a means to debase oneself by internalising their lies and evil.

    from the article: Israeli cartoonist solicits anti-Semitic caricatures by Jews
    First published 00:00 15.02.06 | Last updated 00:00 15.02.06
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