If the defendant wants to show real chutzpah, he'll claim that if he were truly anti-semitic, he would have tossed a plate of ham and eggs at the victims; but was respectful enough to avoid anything non-kosher.
The three Goldberg brothers, Norman, Hyman, and Maximillian invented and developed the first automobile air-conditioner.
On July 17th, 1946, the temperature in Detroit was 97º.
The 3 brothers walked into old man Henry Ford's office and sweet-talked his secretary into telling him that 3 gentlemen were there with the most exciting innovation in the auto industry since the electric starter.
How is it that someone ( who happens to be an Arab ), whose parents and generations before them, who fled Haifa in a war situation, have less right to live in Haifa then some American or Russia ( who happens to be Jewish ),and whose only claimed connection is that thousands of years ago some people of vaguely similar ethnicity lived around there ?" asks Katie.
Famed science fiction writer Isaac Asimov was a noted atheistic Jew. According to a condensed biography of his 3 part autobiography by his widow, "It's Been a Good Life", he once gave a presentation or lecture on Rosh Hashanah. A couple of days later he received an angry call from someone asking him why he was trying to hide being Jewish.
"Of course otherwise it wouldn't be a western style country
doh !!!!!!" says Ben F
Israel is the only western style nation surrounded by all hostile non-western Islamic nations. It's neighbors do not accept non-Islamic rule over formerly Islamic nations. Israel is western like in terms of institutions such as industry, technology, education.
If you're at a party and you find individuals on a totally different wavelength from you despite many discussions and nothing further can be gained, it's best to ignore them. Either they'll leave or just talk among themselves.
Another business proposes a boycott of Israel, a food co-op in a trendy lefty brownstone neighborhood in Brooklyn. I've never heard about this happening in traditional for profit grocery stores and supermarkets.
Economist Thomas Sowell comments on the US Subprime Mortgage Crisis. He faults federal mortgage policy that forced banks to grant mortgages to applicants with questionable credit worthiness. What's notable is that Thomas Sowell
is an African-American who sees through all that malarkey.