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New minority label at CUNY: ‘Jewish’
The New York Post ^ | June 3, 2012 | Susan Edelman

Posted on 06/03/2012 3:09:49 PM PDT by Stoat

Something isn’t kosher about a CUNYscheme to single out Jews, angry professors charge.
Touting a move to make its faculty more diverse, CUNYadministrators have broken out Jews into a separate minority group:
“White/Jewish.”
CUNYinsists “some faculty” want the label, instead of being lumped in as just white. But the theistic tag has outraged both
Jewish and non-Jewish professors, and sparked a furor.
“This is, as far as I know, the first time a religion has been introduced into any affirmative-action document,” said David Gordon,
a history professor at Bronx Community College and the Graduate Center. “What would the response be to a category
‘White/Methodist?’ Silly? Irrelevant?”
“It’s an insult and idiotic,” said Hershey Friedman, deputy chairman of the Finance and Business Management Department at
Brooklyn College. “Most Jews are brown-skinned. We also have black Jews and Asian Jews. Once you mix religion with race
you’re opening a Pandora’s box— and you look stupid.”

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: affirmativeaction; cuny; jewish; judaism; newyork
If academia, the Left and Government had put as much energy into growing the economy, REAL education and truly meaningful R&D over the past several decades as they have put into segregating, isolating and pitting people against each other through all of this race and gender insanity, everyone on Earth would be living dramatically better lives.

Race, class and gender are the primary cudgels of the Left, and their hysterical insistence upon using them at EVERY opportunity is even wearing thin on a few of the more thoughtful die-hard Leftists.  I suppose that's why they're picking on the Jews with this nonsense now....they've run out of people to oppress.

I hope they'll keep going with this idiocy, as I believe it's waking a lot of people up to the fact that there are indeed real differences between political parties and the philosophies they represent.  When brilliant Jewish kids can't get into a University because of Leftist 'affirmative action', hopefully that will make a few people on the Left rethink their allegiances.

1 posted on 06/03/2012 3:10:05 PM PDT by Stoat
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To: Stoat
How can they tell if a white guy is Jewish?

Maybe the Jews should wear some sort of badge?

2 posted on 06/03/2012 3:14:44 PM PDT by Salman
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Stoat.
CUNY insists "some faculty" want the label, instead of being lumped in as just white. But the theistic tag has outraged both Jewish and non-Jewish professors, and sparked a furor. "This is, as far as I know, the first time a religion has been introduced into any affirmative-action document," said David Gordon, a history professor at Bronx Community College and the Graduate Center... "It's an insult and idiotic," said Hershey Friedman, deputy chairman of the Finance and Business Management Department at Brooklyn College. "Most Jews are brown-skinned. We also have black Jews and Asian Jews. Once you mix religion with race you're opening a Pandora's box -- and you look stupid."
"Hershey Friedman" looks stupid, but that's his parents' fault. His racism makes him stupid.


3 posted on 06/03/2012 3:15:09 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (FReepathon 2Q time -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Stoat
CUNY administrators have broken out Jews into a separate minority group: “White/Jewish.”

Don't they realize that some Jews are also black?


4 posted on 06/03/2012 3:16:29 PM PDT by Iron Munro (John Adams: Two ways to enslave a country. One is by the sword, the other is by debt)
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“Thought you might be interested” ping


5 posted on 06/03/2012 3:16:40 PM PDT by Stoat (If you want a vision of the future, imagine a Birkenstock stamping on a human face... forever)
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To: Iron Munro
Don't they realize that some Jews are also black?

So are some African Americans.


6 posted on 06/03/2012 3:21:55 PM PDT by Maceman
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To: Stoat

This is nutz.


7 posted on 06/03/2012 3:25:34 PM PDT by livius
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To: SunkenCiv
Thanks Stoat

You're quite welcome, and thank you very much for pinging your list  :-)

 

 Thank You

 

8 posted on 06/03/2012 3:26:58 PM PDT by Stoat (If you want a vision of the future, imagine a Birkenstock stamping on a human face... forever)
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To: Stoat

Should we become properly nuanced wrt race, those profs should be labeled as Semite/Jewish (as opposed to Semite/Arab).


9 posted on 06/03/2012 3:27:15 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Salman

Yes and I think “Juden” should be painted on their windows.


10 posted on 06/03/2012 3:30:18 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Some day our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: Stoat

Get ready for the pogroms, together with the required wearing of Star of David armbands and the beatings that followed Kristallnacht.

Anti-Semitism is once again fashionable after a short hiatus immediately following World War II.

The supreme irony is that it’s become fashionable once again owing largely to the prejudices and resulting policies of a Moslem president who was not born in the United States and, according to constitutional strictures, was never qualified even to run for the office - and all after the World Trade Center bombings by... Obama’s pals, the Moslems.

The world has become a very, very strange place.


11 posted on 06/03/2012 3:32:09 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: SunkenCiv
"Most Jews are brown-skinned"

Uh, when I wuz a kid, our Crayola boxes contained a "flesh" colored crayon, distinct from both White and Pink and Black.

We need to be much more nuanced wrt skin color. I suggest using a scan of the palm and reporting a Hex triad of the RGB result.

12 posted on 06/03/2012 3:32:26 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Salman

“How can they tell if a white guy is Jewish?”

Nope. Not me.


13 posted on 06/03/2012 3:33:06 PM PDT by jessduntno ("Newt Gingrich was part of the Reagan Revolution's Murderers' Row." - Jeffrey Lord, Reagan Admin.)
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To: Maceman

THK appears to have high cheekbones. How should we bin that?


14 posted on 06/03/2012 3:34:13 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Salman

>>Maybe the Jews should wear some sort of badge?

In the New Progressive America, they’ll sort everyone into special interest groups, and the few remaining people who don’t fit into any of the herds (i.e. white, heterosexual, male Christians) will get the badge.


15 posted on 06/03/2012 3:35:38 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: Stoat

Yet they can’t have it both ways. 70%+ vote for the party of quotas and reverse racism, but somehow they should be exempt even though greatly”over-represented” in terms of % in the professions, etc.? If that’s the case, then the brunt of the reverse racism falls against Gentiles of merit.

I recall during the Bakke v. Cal Board of Regents case in the late 70s, the Jewish organizations filing amicus briefs on behalf of Bakke. While I supported that view, I did find it rather hypocritical, “it’s a big problem” but “not in our neighborhood.” Plus, the wave of anti-Semitism that seems to be occurring ironically from the left and its constituencies will naturally lead to situations like this. It was only a matter of time.

This sort of nonsense and head counting should have been illegal from the get-go. Instead it was pooh-poohed by too many out of “racial guilt” or “it doesn’t affect me” (e.g. justices) . . . and now look what we’ve got. A nation divided.


16 posted on 06/03/2012 3:36:02 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Fat, drunk and stupid = Dumb, dependent, and Democrat)
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To: Paladin2

And what if you’re a mix of White/Semite Jew and Brown/Semite Arab? Like someone I know well - should we let them reproduce? Hmmmm.


17 posted on 06/03/2012 3:41:31 PM PDT by GreatRoad (O < 0)
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To: Salman
How can they tell if a white guy is Jewish? Maybe the Jews should wear some sort of badge?

Yeah, maybe something in yellow... with the word 'Jude' in the center - something like that... Women can claim half the slots based on being half the population - blacks 10%. Jews are 2.2% of the population ...

18 posted on 06/03/2012 3:48:29 PM PDT by GOPJ ( "A Dog In Every Pot" - freeper ETL)
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To: GreatRoad
See #12.

Nuances, schmuances.

19 posted on 06/03/2012 3:52:39 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Stoat

How does religion matter to “Race” yet country of ancestry does not?

Right?

Think about the implications. You could have, for example, white Latinos, brown Latinos, dark-brown Latinos and anything in between!

What a Pandora’s Box that would be!


20 posted on 06/03/2012 3:56:33 PM PDT by freedumb2003 ('RETRO' Abortions = performed on 84th trimester individuals who think killing babies is a "right.")
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To: jessduntno
Yeah, that's because YOU just don't know.

Just sayin'. ;-)

21 posted on 06/03/2012 3:58:26 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: freedumb2003
It's all a cluster F***.

Define race, measure color on some part of the body.

22 posted on 06/03/2012 4:00:40 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Stoat

Since the 2010 census, I have answered all questions on race the same... check the box marked “Other” and then write in, “American.”

I know what my religion is...
I know where my family came from in generations gone by...
and I know who I am.
I am an American!


23 posted on 06/03/2012 4:22:11 PM PDT by MS from the OC (Obama taking credit for killing OBL is like Nixon taking credit for landing on the moon, John Bolton)
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To: Stoat

I get the point. Ridiculous to add to the diversity madness. Thanks for posting.

By the way, Arabs are Caucasian. A lot of people on FR and elsewhere make the mistake of saying Arabs and whites as if they’re two different things. Semites are Caucasian.


24 posted on 06/03/2012 6:30:13 PM PDT by firebrand
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25 posted on 06/04/2012 5:12:23 PM PDT by SJackson (As a black man, you know, Barack could get shot going to the gas station, M Obama)
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To: Jack Hammer

Ironically too, certain white Christians, evangelist and born again types, mainly, who at one time might have held anti-Semitic feelings, now, because of the biblical importance of Israel have become very pro-Jewish, while blacks and other non-whites, minorities who always were helped and supported by Jews, have become some of the worst anti-Semites in our country.


26 posted on 06/07/2012 8:48:19 AM PDT by NEW YORKCITYGOPMAN ('he who creates something worthwhile, never dies.'')
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