Ridiculous. Nothing can justify her being attacked, but this has nothing to do with antisemitism - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Ari
    • 10.03.11 | 15:58 (IST)

    Nothing is more dangerous than shouting "antisemitims" after each tiny dispute between pro-Palestinian and pro-Israeli supporters. Antisemitism is a very, very grave offence. Those who keep using the antisemitism accusation are gravely undermining the position of Jews in the world, because people in Europe and the US increasingly begin to think antisemitism cannot be that serious since the accusation keeps coming back. Accusations of antisemitism must be reserved to REAL antisemitic rantings, such as those reportedly said by Galliano. It should not be used all the time. This girl is right to sue if she thinks she was attacked, as violence is unacceptable, but she was attacked because she supported the policy of the Israeli governement - not for being Jewish.

    from the article: Jewish student sues UC Berkeley over anti-Semitic attack
    First published 06:49 10.03.11 | Last updated 06:49 10.03.11
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