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What makes Jews stand out from the "others"?

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Visitor Comments: 11

(11) Anonymous, August 30, 2009 5:37 PM

The Local Jew

I grew up in a non jewish neibourhood going to a jewish school. when i left the jewish school to attend the local school it was vastly different. It was no easy going i didnt have to bench after lunch. The kids were more multicultural. Its where i met an asian person for the first time and i was AMAZED at the different cultures around me. I did feel different but i was also amoung people who were all vastly different. So it can only be our beliefs that distinguish us not our looks.

(10) Avigail E, July 14, 2009 2:49 PM


i think that this video is true, but at the same time, it does make fun of non-jews in a certain aspect. its like jewish girls spreading horror stories about black people and saying jokes that just show how uneducated streetsmartwise these jewish girls are

(9) Anonymous, July 9, 2009 12:13 AM


I"m surprised it wasn't ham and cheese with mayo!

(8) David S. Levine, July 9, 2009 12:04 AM

The AMERICAN Other Kind

Yes, there are "the other kind." But they're the American "other kind." They were not our friends back in the 1940s but they saved us from the German "other kind." They could have bought the argument that, to quote Jimmy Carter's brother, "There are a hullavalot more Arabs than there is Jews" and voted against the establishment of Israel but the last decent Democrat President of the United States, elected by the American "Other Kind" that November, voted for it. The numbers of the "other kind" could have held back so many of us from achieving our dreams but did not. We are one of the more successful communities in the United States and the world. And remember, the character shown in the quite piece we are discussing discovered the "other kind" when he was invited to lunch by his fellow student and that child's mother only wanted to please him. Yes, all of us are so lucky to have experienced the "other kind" in the United States of America!

(7) nancy, July 8, 2009 11:53 PM

Opposite childhood experience

I was raised in a hometown where my family and one other were the only Jewish families. One other fellow and I would get out of class earlly so that we could catch the bus to go to hebrew school. I intensely disliked being different than all the rest of the kids.

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