i'm tempted to say it's the same in the US, but it's not - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • josh
    • 09.10.11 | 14:50 (IST)

    sure, americans run on endlessly about "american exceptionalism," and many americans are convinced, a priori, that the US is the greatest country in the world. But the thing is, that's based on the structure and mores of our country--ANYONE is welcome to join, be s/he black, white, jewish, muslim etc etc. It's inclusive. Jews are exclusive. With Israel that sense of superiority is based on ethnicity. That makes it racist

    from the article: Jewish people are just that, people, and far from chosen
    First published 02:21 09.10.11 | Last updated 02:21 09.10.11
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