Jews commiting crimes in Israel excuses anti-semitism? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Josh
    • 13.09.10 | 17:19 (IST)

    What about Austrians committing crime in Austria? Is it any wonder that anti-Austrianism is overtaking the world? But what about French people who commit crimes in France? The truth is that antisemitism is here to stay. Any excuse will do. But first, we must not fear. We have not succumbed to three millenia of antisemitism, we will not start, now. Second, we must not succumb to the idea that because people like the writer above will hate us no matter what, we should not work towards self-improvement. Self-improvement is for the sake of our souls, not for the sake of diminishing antisemitism.

    from the article: Haaretz report on Jewish billionaire Schlaff stirs up Austrian media
    First published 10:55 13.09.10 | Last updated 10:55 13.09.10
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