To Keith T #115 'Jews don't assimilate' - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Colin Wright
    • 04.01.10 | 23:42 (IST)

    The problem with your reasoning is that it's a tautology: you only recognize those Jews who DON'T assimilate as Jews. Actually, lots 'n lots of Jews assimilate. It's a problem for Jews here in America. They all keep assimilating. However, once they are completely assimilated, they are no longer recognizable as Jews -- for the excellent reason that they aren't. People forget who they were -- and fast. I, for example, appear to have a German Jew in my ancestry about five generations back. The fact is completely meaningless to me. So you notice Jews who either won't assimilate, or haven't completed the process, and announce 'Jews won't assimilate.' No -- 'Jews who won't assimilate won't assimilate.' I could have told you that.

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    First published 01:09 04.01.10 | Last updated 13:47 04.01.10
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