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    • Chill People
    • 07.08.07 | 20:50 (IDT)

    If you're a non-Jew, it's not really fair to say the profiling isn't worth it because it's the Jews that bear the acts of terrorism. It's also not fair for Jew to say the profiling is worth it because you haven't truly been through the real ordeal. It varies greatly. Everyone is trying their best but it never turns out well. A Jew or caucasian getting checked is no where remotely close. Of all the things that went wrong though, the worst was when I had to show up at my niece's birthday party without her gifts. It was a very low moment and nothing you can do about it. There is a great sense of helplessness and being less than others. You're friendly and want to just be normal but how can you when you have been "marked". It's very public, invasive, and changes your perspective on Israrel(is) and also of your fellow passengers against you. It's not the welcome mat that is for sure.

    from the article: Colored tags for Arabs' luggage at Ben Gurion airport discontinued
    First published 00:00 07.08.07 | Last updated 00:00 07.08.07
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