Orientalist? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Anonymous
    • 11.11.09 | 01:27 (IST)

    Edward Said wrote an interesting article about orientalism, which I will have to re-read. Unfortunately, I thought the teacher was an orientalist also. Instead of humoring these people, you have to handle them with kid gloves. Maybe. In my life I have been exposed to a lot of people, not just Jews. It is a good experience, to learn to listen and respect people. Although we represent the Jewish community, we have to learn to understand other peoples; they may be different.

    from the article: Response / Henry Siegman on Burston and 'Israel's pathology'
    First published 15:19 09.11.09 | Last updated 19:56 15.11.09
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