The Disease of Anti-Semiticsm and Israel as the reinfecting agent - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    I know Jews like to think there is an infection disease known as anti-semiticism that has been around like for 2,000 years infecting people. However, I was around thousands, hundreds, or even scores of years ago. I know nothing about that. Probably half of the world was born since 1980. But why do people continue to hate Israel? No one hates the Canaanites, or Samaritans, etc. Could it have anything to do with the fact that attrocities and ethnic cleansing has been committed in the name of Judaism? If Israel were a secular state, then it would not reflect on worldwide Jewry. However that the fact that Israel and Jews are almost interchangable, makes all Jews look differently because of the RECENT history of occupation, mass killing, collective punishment, unprovoked attacks, and ethnic cleansing.

    from the article: FM Tzipi Livni condemns Belarusian President's anti-Semitic remarks
    First published 00:00 18.10.07 | Last updated 00:00 18.10.07
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