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No Hebrew, Please — This Is Europe
frontpagemag.com ^ | 1/7/13 | Bruce Bawer

Posted on 01/07/2013 2:01:25 PM PST by Nachum

I wrote about it here recently: Israel’s ambassador to Denmark and the head of Copenhagen’s Jewish community have both warned Jews in that city that if they don’t want to be roughed up on the street by anti-Semites, they’d better not wear anything that would identify them as Jews – and, for good measure, they should also lower their voices when speaking Hebrew. The other day, in a supremely depressing article for Israel National News, Giulio Meotti provided a round-up of similar developments from around Europe.

For instance: a Jewish theological seminary in Potsdam has asked its rabbis not to wear yarmulkes in public. Pupils at a Jewish school in Berlin have been warned to speak German, not Hebrew, on school trips – and to wear baseball caps over their yarmulkes “so you don’t give stupid people something to get annoyed about.” Jews at Rome’s main synagogue now remove their yarmulkes when leaving services; so do Jews in Malmö, Sweden. A Jewish teacher at an adult education center in Kristiansand, Norway, has been told “that wearing the star could be deemed a provocation towards the many Muslim students at the school.” And so on.

The reason for all this cautious behavior, of course, is to avoid the fate of people like the Paris Metro passenger who, Meotti noted, was recently beaten unconscious by a mob who pegged him as Jewish because he was reading a book by Paris’s chief rabbi.

Even Meotti’s laundry list didn’t come close to covering the full range of despicable anti-Semitic outrages, and reactions thereto, that have occurred in Western Europe of late. One example: in early December, it was reported that in the wake of episodes at Edinburgh University in which an Israeli diplomat was “mobbed” and a speech by Israel’s ambassador was “disrupted by

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TOPICS: Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: antisemitism; europe; hebrew
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1 posted on 01/07/2013 2:01:35 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

It would be nice if the United States would help them, but American Jews voted 69-30 in favor of re-electing the marxist-muslim, so we’re out of the fight for stopping the next Holocaust. I guess they know what they’re doing.


2 posted on 01/07/2013 2:09:59 PM PST by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: Nachum

You have to admit that the tolerance of the European Community is a shining example for the rest of the world follow. /Sarcasm


3 posted on 01/07/2013 2:12:31 PM PST by Taxbilly
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To: Nachum

no, time to stand and resist! Don’t let this Nazi stuff happen again—compliance doesn’t stop the crazies, and cooperation (work) doesn’t make the victim (concentration camp worker) “free.”

Sounds like history repeating itself, because the Jews last time were gradually isolated, separated, and then killed. The Germans made sure to ostracize the Jews and blame them for everything.

So sad to see this kind of thing happening again.

Even sadder, I think this time Christians will be included with the Jews. God have mercy on all of us!


4 posted on 01/07/2013 2:16:24 PM PST by sassy steel magnolia
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To: Nachum
Well, maybe the Jews in Europe shouldn't be publicly proclaiming that Torah has directed them to turn Europe into a New Judea.

No, wait, that's what the other group from that Middle East is planning to do to Europe.

5 posted on 01/07/2013 2:18:26 PM PST by KarlInOhio (Choose one: the yellow and black flag of the Tea Party or the white flag of the Republican Party.)
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To: Nachum

I’ve been trying to stay off these threads because I’m afraid I’ll go on an epic rant that will get me banned.


6 posted on 01/07/2013 2:21:28 PM PST by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: Nachum
The time may come when they will be forced to wear some sort of identifying mark, as part of their dhimmi status.
7 posted on 01/07/2013 2:23:56 PM PST by jmcenanly ("The more corrupt the state, the more laws." Tacitus, Publius Cornelius)
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To: Nachum

Next time Europe wants to commit suicide, we let it.


8 posted on 01/07/2013 2:24:13 PM PST by Kozak (The Republic is dead. I do not owe what we have any loyalty, wealth or sympathy.)
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To: Nachum

They are treating Jews as they treat Christians. Lefties have an alliance with the islamists and so they hate the sound and sight of both orthodox Jews and Christians.

It really is time to get out of Eurostan and it is time for Jews to understand and destroy the power alliance here in the US.


9 posted on 01/07/2013 2:28:46 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: Nachum
I will curse him who curses you (Gen. 12:3)

It's a pity the europeans don't seem to care about the Lord!

10 posted on 01/07/2013 2:29:04 PM PST by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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To: Nachum

However speaking Arabic, wearing burquas and turbans are welcomed as multi-cultural diversity. All hail Euro-weenies as tyrants.


11 posted on 01/07/2013 2:29:28 PM PST by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: Nachum

So much for, “Never again!”


12 posted on 01/07/2013 2:30:12 PM PST by Shadow44
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To: Taxbilly

“You have to admit that the tolerance of the European Community is a shining example for the rest of the world follow. /Sarcasm”

I can only guess these are Muslim areas; I know that as an American I wouldn’t walk down ANY city street with a gold chain around my neck. In fact, to be in any New Jersey city at night you have disguise yourself as a homeless person. I wouldn’t mind so much, but it is hard to get the “I crapped my pants” stains out...


13 posted on 01/07/2013 2:31:28 PM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: SaraJohnson

Unfortunately, it is the same alliance that the socialists had with the Islamists in WWII. They hate Jews and Christians.


14 posted on 01/07/2013 2:34:36 PM PST by Buddy Sorrell ( John Boehner is our Pierre Laval. We need a Charles DeGaulle.)
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To: Nachum

So speaking Hebrew causes antisemitic attacks just like wearing sexy clothing causes rape. Who knew?????

When is this tolerance of evil going to stop? The world is so upside down these days, I don’t even know where to begin.


15 posted on 01/07/2013 2:46:26 PM PST by Dutch Boy
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To: Nachum

Those wacky Europeans are going to party like it’s 1939 all over again.


16 posted on 01/07/2013 3:13:08 PM PST by Pollster1 (Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: sassy steel magnolia
So sad to see this kind of thing happening again. Even sadder, I think this time Christians will be included with the Jews.

Historical note: Christians were included with the Jews last time, too. I've seen estimates ranging from 3 million to 7 million Christians murdered by the Nazis, including at least 3 million Polish Catholics. Famous Catholic and Protestant clergy in Germany were put in camps to die as well.

17 posted on 01/07/2013 3:21:05 PM PST by SamuraiScot
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To: Nachum

Yes, or to travel in a group wearing a yarmulke and carrying a BIG baseball bat.


18 posted on 01/07/2013 3:40:38 PM PST by Amberdawn
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19 posted on 01/07/2013 4:08:54 PM PST by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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21 posted on 01/07/2013 4:10:10 PM PST by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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To: Nachum

Somebody should send him a nice book about how “passive resistance, cooperation with the authorities, and keeping a low profile” really worked for the Jews in Germany during the Nazi years.

In their place I would research Danish gun control laws:

“In Denmark hand guns are banned unless you are a licensed, and you can only get that license if you compete in tournaments, and the guns have to be kept in a safe at the club where you practice.”

This means that anyone with a handgun in Denmark is a king, and are able to defend themselves against attackers, who at most wield pipes and knives, the weapons of choice for criminals in Denmark. So this means that every Jew in Denmark should have a concealed gun when they are at risk for attack.

Simple. You figure that for the benefit of defending the lives of every Jew in Denmark, individual Jews must risk arrest if they are searched by the police, an uncommon event, or if they shoot and kill an attacker, and are then caught.

But even then, a single Jew gets some time in prison, which is head over heels better than spending an equal amount of time in a hospital, or worse, spending what could have been the rest of your life buried in the ground.

So, what’s it going to be? Holocaust, part 2; or defending yourself against attack? No, you can neither not decide, nor decide later. Stand up for your lives, or lose them.


22 posted on 01/07/2013 4:23:19 PM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: Nachum

And I so wanted to visit./sarc


23 posted on 01/07/2013 4:54:07 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: SamuraiScot

you are totally correct. But I think this time it will be even more widespread.

Sometimes I cannot believe the things that are going on in the world. God truly bides His time...


24 posted on 01/07/2013 5:06:06 PM PST by sassy steel magnolia
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To: Nachum

Is Europe a gun free zone?


25 posted on 01/07/2013 5:18:42 PM PST by WriteOn (Truth)
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To: nolongerademocrat

I understand how you feel.


26 posted on 01/07/2013 8:40:01 PM PST by do the dhue (WARNING: this site is not liable for the things I say)
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To: Nachum

I am curious if they also believe women who dress scantily are “asking to be raped.”

Or is licentious behavior to be protected and pious behavior to be shunned?


27 posted on 01/08/2013 7:47:38 AM PST by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: Nachum

Hmm so do muslims have to speak the same and wear the same? Nope.


28 posted on 01/08/2013 9:44:27 AM PST by Karliner ( Jeremiah 29:11, Romans 8:28- 8:38"...this is the end of the beginning."WC)
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