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The Thin Jew Line

The Thin Jew Line

A little piece of string causes a big uproar. Well not that big.

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Published: March 27, 2011

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Visitor Comments: 22

(13) Anonymous, June 8, 2015 7:50 PM

unneeded hatred between jews

The fact that people are making issues about an eruv doesnt make any sense. Would the make a big deal if they put up ugly street lamps? And the mocking of Orthodox jews is rude. It is racist to generalize peoples manners just because of how religous they are. Different isn't always bad.

(12) Sabra, October 6, 2011 10:59 AM

Priceless!

I love this commentary. It's taking the mickey out of ordinary Jews who are intolerant of their own kind - and it's about time! How can Christians be expected to support an Eruv if non-orthodox Jews don't! For God's sake - yes His sake - lighten up!!! How can so many people be so damn selfish!! I don't even live in the US so I have nothing to gain - but I am a Jew and it sickens me to see this kind of intolerance among Jews.

(11) Gila, April 6, 2011 9:47 AM

I think its horrible- advertising hatered between Jews

thats all that it is . then non jews say- if u hate'm then i can definately hate you all !!!!!!!

(10) Anonymous, April 1, 2011 1:43 AM

RE: Shelley

Shelley, remember, this is Jon Stewart. Everybody's mocked on this program- it's all one big joke. We should be lucky we got off so lightly!

(9) Jerald, March 31, 2011 6:42 PM

Ring Around A Not so Rosy Community ?

Imagination is funny --it makes the cloudy day sunny--but circumventing the kosher laws for such an imaginary cause is akin to pushing the envelope beyond what's intended & one has to be careful of who is offended ? What say you ?

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