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Jtube: Sanford and Son: You’re Jewish!

Jtube: Sanford and Son: You’re Jewish!

How do you think most non-Jews would react to finding out that they were Jewish?

Published: December 9, 2012

How do you think most non-Jews would react to finding out that they were Jewish?

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Visitor Comments: 9

(7) Doris Feinstein, December 19, 2012 3:36 AM

Jewish Connection

My husband ztl Rabbi Joseph H. Feinstein wrote this show in the 1970's when we lived in Los Angeles. Baruch Hashem for many years this show has been replayed and is still shown. The concluding lines of this show brings forth the similarities of the Jewish people and the Black being both having been slaves and the desire to work together and understand each other. I am still very proud when my children, grandchildren see this video. The humor of being a Jew came through with pride and joy.

(6) Devorah Winegarten, December 16, 2012 7:45 PM

Being Jewish in the diaspora

The experience of "other" touches us deeply. Explore this and more in my short awArd-winning book, There's Jews in Texas?" Enjoy! http://www.daily-free-ebooks.com/book/theres-jews-in-texas/

(5) sharon, December 14, 2012 8:56 PM

laughter

This is what we need more of in the world. LAUGHTER.

(4) mark miller, December 11, 2012 11:35 PM

Jewish Prerequisites

They would have to sign up for a crash course in jewish words and use them asap.Goy and shiksa would be at the top of the list.They would also have to be a victim of anti semitic diatribes to understand what jews have endured for centuries.Not until those conditions have been met can they be officially known as jews.Shalom.

Sue, December 12, 2012 7:00 PM

I am proud of being Jewish

I only discovered that I was Jewish when I was twelve years old and a girl at school told me that she wasn't allowed to associate with me any more (I thought she was my best friend) because I was "a little Yid". I had never heard such a word before and I had no idea what it meant. When I asked my mother, who was of-course, furious, she told me that her parents were Jewish, although totally non observant. She then swore me to secrecy !! Well, naturally as soon as I got to school the next day I told another older Jewish friend who explained a lot to me and had in fact, known all along who my mother was, as her mother had been at school with my mother.Why the secrecy? The reasons are many. Make no mistake Mark Miller, I have been called a good many other names too since then and you know what ? It makes me laugh. I am a Catholic, since converting to R.C.many years ago and have been roundly insulted on a good few occasions for my catholicism as well. I would and do, describe myself as a Roman Catholic Jew and I am proud to be both. How would I behave faced with a pogrom ? I have agonised over that many times and I suppose one never really knows how one would act in a given situation, until faced with the dreadful reality. I hope I would do the right thing, the decent & honourable thing. But I still identify very deeply with my Jewishness and I am glad of it. Shalom.

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