There's a flip side to this. There is a certain point where individual Jews come to accept this hatred as a fact of life -- as something constant, unchangeable in the short-run, and quite possibly permanent. They stop apologizing for being Jewish and for doing what is necessary to survive as Jews. It combines the best aspect of Ayn Rand -- I will live my life for myself -- and throws a religious aspect -- And for God -- on top of it.
I think the majority of Israeli Jews have come to feel it. I think it is a growing attitude among American and other diaspora Jews. I like to think I have it -- I am certainly developing it. And it scares the excrement out of the Anti-Semites.
BTTT some good posts here already, FYI & for your flag list.
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