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@schlomo wrote:

A silver lining , a beneficial side effect from centuries of anti-Semitism? What a deservedly stinging rebuke! Bravo--from Huffpost

 

Many critics – the tweet had nearly 500 comments — took issue with his broader remarks about the Jewish people’s history.

Ben Lorber, a left-leaning Jewish writer from Chicago, provided one of the most sharp-worded comebacks.

“The idea that there is a ‘nobility of the Jewish people conferred by their terrible suffering’ is a gross projection of Christian hegemony that needs to stop,” he wrote. “We are beautiful because of our spirit, culture, texts, traditions, laughter, life. Not because we suffered for your sins.”


I agree.


"The only thing that man learns from history is that man learns nothing from history."
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A silver lining , a beneficial side effect from centuries of anti-Semitism? What a deservedly stinging rebuke! Bravo--from Huffpost

 

Many critics – the tweet had nearly 500 comments — took issue with his broader remarks about the Jewish people’s history.

Ben Lorber, a left-leaning Jewish writer from Chicago, provided one of the most sharp-worded comebacks.

“The idea that there is a ‘nobility of the Jewish people conferred by their terrible suffering’ is a gross projection of Christian hegemony that needs to stop,” he wrote. “We are beautiful because of our spirit, culture, texts, traditions, laughter, life. Not because we suffered for your sins.”

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