Why are we always stuck in the past - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Israeli Socialist
    • 16.03.12 | 14:01 (IST)

    As a Jew from the UK I must say what relevance is this to the Jews who live in the UK today. UK Jews of today would have no way of communicating with those Jews of York. Are we always going to live in the past. Surely one of the goals of creating the modern Jewish state was to begin anew phase. In the 12th century Jews were mascaraed out side Westminster Abbey to celebrate the coronation of some king or other. Is there to be a plaque to commemorate that too. Lets move on.

    from the article: Centuries later, York comes to terms with the worst anti-Semitic attack in Britain
    First published 09:00 16.03.12 | Last updated 09:00 16.03.12
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