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    • Marlene
    • 09.12.07 | 19:53 (IST)

    This is directed to "DyingLikeFlies" You want to use every ridiculous way to justify Israel being a Jewish state. Why should Turks havw automatic rights to live in Greece and vice versa. This is based on their nationalities, and not using racist criteria such as their religions or the color of their skin. You call Jews an ethnic group, yet how can someone be converted to an ethnic group? If Jews were truly an ethnicity, then it would not make any difference if one's mother was not Jewish. But as we all know, having a Jewish father and a non-Jewish mother does not make one a Jew, but if we turn it the other way, then that person is Jewish using the same set of parents. That is not an ethnicity! It's like saying if if you have a Black father and a White mother, you are white, but if you haved a Black mother and a White father, you are Black. Please!

    from the article: The impossible forfeit
    First published 00:00 09.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 09.12.07
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