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    • Marilyn
    • 08.10.06 | 13:41 (IST)

    Perhaps this is the best explanation of the US's position - considering that Jews make most of the movies and most of them seem to be elderly zionists, except Speilberg and a few others". Schindler's List. "The problem is when you get to the United States. In the United States among those people who call themselves supporters of Israel, we enter the area of unreason. We enter a twilight zone. American Jewish organizations, they're not only not up to speed yet with Steven Spielberg, they're still in the Leon Uris exodus version of history: the ?this land is mine, God gave this land to me," and anybody who dissents from this, you can call it, lunatic version of history is then immediately branded an anti-Semite, and whenever Israel comes under international pressure to settle the conflict diplomatically, or when it is subjected to a public relations debacle, such as it was with the Second Intifada, a campaign is launched claiming there is a new anti-Semitism afoot in the world

    from the article: The mystery of America
    First published 00:00 08.10.06 | Last updated 00:00 08.10.06
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