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    • jake 1948
    • 26.01.10 | 13:02 (IST)

    Surely a Semite is a person of the Arab, Hebrew, Cannanite and other related races from the Middle East. Jews and Muslims are not necessarily Semetic as such because these are religions. Anti-Semitism was a phrase to describe European 'Jew Haters' coined in nineteenth century Germany by an anti-Semite. Ironically it seems that most of the people he hated were probably not Semites at all.

    from the article: Israel accuses Turkish PM of inciting anti-Semitism
    First published 01:53 26.01.10 | Last updated 10:51 26.01.10
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