The jews are the only ancient people who managed to retain their traditions, culture, customs, and language from antiquitiy to this day and age. Isn't this something to be proud of? Why do people call it racism? What is wrong with being dedicated to your heritage? As to the Israeli Arabs--many are Jews who converted to Islam by force. They have the jewish genes to prove it. if they want to come back to Judaism, they should be welcomed, like we welcome the Ethiopians and other lost tribes.
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