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    • Jay A Friedman
    • 07.05.06 | 12:17 (IDT)

    Stop quoting ?intellectual? and ?elitist? Jews as representative of the Jewish community in Israel. Many of them (including those quoted by you) are in favor of obliterating THEIR Jewish identity so as to take THEIR rightful place among the family of nations ? as Israelis. However, if there is one thing that defines the average Israeli it is that he is NOT an elitist. We are Jews in this country and there are Jews throughout the world. All Jews are our brothers and we are brothers to all Jews. Obviously life in Israel is more Jewishly intense than it is in Omaha or Bangkok or Saskatoon. But a Jew in any of those cities is A JEW and he is an inseparable part of my family.

    from the article: Alienated Jews
    First published 00:00 07.05.06 | Last updated 00:00 07.05.06
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