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Britain's timid Jews ^ | 11/3/09 | Melanie Philips

Posted on 11/03/2009 3:07:16 PM PST by Nachum

Isi Leibler has written a fierce denunciation in the Jerusalem Post of Britain’s Jewish community leadership for their supine and craven response to the way Britain’s political and intellectual class is throwing Israel ever more brazenly under the bus. I agree with all that he says. However, I fear that his hope that British Jews get rid of these leaders and replace them by individuals who are prepared to mount a proper defence of Israel in the face of this verbal pogrom is tragically unrealisable.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: britains; israel; jews; timid; zionism

1 posted on 11/03/2009 3:07:16 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Perhaps they are like America’s Jews, whose attachment to the ideology of socialism has displaced their attachment to their fellow Jews in Israel?

2 posted on 11/03/2009 3:32:35 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (A trade: Conservative Anglicans for Liberal Catholics and a heretic to be named later.)
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To: Jeff Chandler

It was my understanding that Jews tend to vote Tory.

3 posted on 11/18/2009 9:14:16 PM PST by rmlew (Democracy tends to ignore..., threats to its existence because it loathes doing what is needed)
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