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    • bronxite10
    • 30.11.11 | 19:44 (IST)

    This article is entirely too kind. What these Yeshivas did is comparable to Harvard anti-semitisim in the 1920's. Back then, Jewish medical students discovered that the practical they needed for graduation had been scheduled for Yom Kippur. If they missed it, they would have to wait an entire year to take it again. The President of Harvard went out of his way to say that the practical had been on the schedule for some time, and it was not his affair if Jews had a probem with it. How much wisdom do these Yeshivas have to offer if they are not teaching and practicing basic decency and respect for others?

    from the article: How U.S. yeshivas got it wrong on Thanksgiving
    First published 07:44 30.11.11 | Last updated 07:44 30.11.11
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