My name is Finnish first Jewish Second? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Yered Shmuel
    • 11.08.07 | 13:50 (IDT)

    I would like to know what these children would say to me? Because on first glance my last name resembles very little of the "Jewish" names of berg's and Cohens, Hershlags or Weizman's. Rather it is Finnish. Can a person's Jewishness be based solely on their last name? Is Jewishness that demeaned and shallow? I will pray for these children, and I will pray for their Arab enemy whom is just like them - bigoted and extreme.

    from the article: 'You have no future in this country'
    First published 00:00 10.08.07 | Last updated 00:00 10.08.07
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