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MK ‘Erases’ Remark that Obama is a 'Cruel Polish Landowner'
Israel National News ^ | May 5, 2009 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu

Posted on 05/05/2009 2:28:51 PM PDT by Tzvi INN.com

Is U.S. President Barack Obama a “paritz,” the Hebrew term for cruel Polish landowners who tormented and oppressed Jews in the before the late 19th century? Knesset Member Uri Ariel (National Union) took the podium in an almost totally empty Knesset Tuesday evening to sharply criticize the increasing pressure of the Obama government during President Shimon Peres’s visit to the United States.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: israel; knesset; obama

1 posted on 05/05/2009 2:28:52 PM PDT by Tzvi INN.com
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To: Tzvi INN.com

I was thinking more along the lines of “putz.”


2 posted on 05/05/2009 2:30:04 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine (Is /sarc really necessary?)
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To: Tzvi INN.com

He doesn’t *look* Polish.


3 posted on 05/05/2009 2:35:11 PM PDT by Spirochete (Texas is an anagram for Taxes)
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To: Tzvi INN.com
Why "cruel" and why "Polish"?

Doesn't it just mean something like "squire" or "landowner"?

4 posted on 05/05/2009 2:40:35 PM PDT by x
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To: Pearls Before Swine

I read 3 times to make sure it wasn’t really “putz”


5 posted on 05/05/2009 2:41:02 PM PDT by xcamel (The urge to save humanity is always a false front for the urge to rule it. - H. L. Mencken)
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To: x

Probably for the same reason why so many Poles, Russians and Ukrainians called their tax collectors Jews.


6 posted on 05/05/2009 2:42:59 PM PDT by vladimir998 (Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ. St. Jerome)
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; george76; ...
a "paritz," the Hebrew term for cruel Polish landowners who tormented and oppressed Jews in the before the late 19th century

7 posted on 05/05/2009 5:52:50 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/____________________ Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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