Skip to comments.BBC is hit by complaints that 'all villains are explicitly Jewish' in Sunday night crime hit McMafia
Posted on 01/03/2018 12:47:00 PM PST by Leaning Right
The BBC has been hit by accusations of anti-Semitism by Jewish groups following the airing of its new crime drama McMafia.
McMafia explores the world of organised crime and follows the story of Alex Goodman, played by actor James Norton, the English-raised son of Russian exiles with a mafia history.
But since the first two episodes were aired this week, it has been hit by complaints, with viewers saying it contained 'gratuitous slurs' and 'lazy stereotyping' against the Jewish community.
(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...
So here we have government-related media slandering the Jews. My memory isn't as good as it used to be. But I seem to recall this sort of thing happening in Europe before.
>>But I seem to recall this sort of thing happening in Europe before.
It ALL needs to be put in context.
I actually thought about the stereotyping of Italians when I read the article. But there is, I think, an important difference here. No one used the stereotyping of Italians as an excuse to try to destroy them as a people.
show created by Hossein Amini
Also.I grew up in a Jewish neighborhood and had a career at a world famous hospital.As a result I have long exposure to Jews and have a pretty good understanding of them (American Jews at least).I know that not all,or even most,Jews are greedy or scheming...but a noticeable percentage are.
Also,in the 30s...40s..and even into the 50s American Jews played a noteworthy role in the Mafia.IIRC,Murder Incorporated was largely,if not entirely,Jewish.
> show created by Hossein Amini <
That wasn’t mentioned in the Daily Mail article. So I looked elsewhere. By golly, you’re right.
He’s an Iranian Jew Hater.
He made another Jew Hater movie called “Drive” a few years ago that no one saw.
A ridiculous statement. You can plug any ethnic, religious or racial group into your formula. Not all Irish are drunks but a noticeable percentage are. Not all blacks are lazy... You get the point.
In my long life I've had noteworthy "exposure" to a number of racial/religious/ethnic groups.Irish,obviously,being one.Hispanics,blacks and Jews being several others.
My conclusion regarding *these* groups...these "stereotypes"...is that there's a kernel of truth,but no *more* than a kernel of truth...to these,and other,"stereotypes".
And that,as I've already said,includes my own people...an absolutely *noticeable* percentage of whom are most *assuredly* drunks.
P.S.,there was a time when the Irish played a noteworthy role in the American Mafia...as did Jews.
As did Germans and Poles and Catholics.....you get the picture.
My dad suggested scavenging in jewish alleys for merely slightly damaged toys, to fix them. Assuming the jews were not intensely mechanical. It worked at his time. My hunch is that they have fixed this since then. Generalizations are useful, but they do wobble.
Well not for too long. But there was a definite impact. I have multiple Italian friends but zero Italian relatives.
What ever happened to Ali baba and the 40 thieves???
... they are now a population of 1.8 billion, and the 5 jews are 100% responsible for all their failings!
The excerpt did not include the lie about the Mossad motto or Damon Lenszner’s concise analysis near the end of the article.
Oh, excuse me. The thread is about Catholics being accused of having having organized crime and alcoholism in their communities. I didn’t know that before starting to comment.
Huh? Are you sure that post was meant for me? I didn’t say anything at all about Catholics.
No, not meant for you.
I was referring to the Italian-Irish diversions.
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