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in response to reader comment: Do Hindus hate Jews?

Submitted by JR (Hungary), Jul 29, 2008 at 07:12

Errors:
1.) One of the oldest Jewish communities ON THE PLANET lives in India and has lived there happily and peacefully for two millenia (in Kerala).
2.) Hindus don't 'hate' Semites but many are wary. After all tens of million Hindus were massacred over 8 centuries of Islamic presence and many more millions have been and are being 'converted' to Islam and Christianity. Why is 'conversion' and 'missionary activity' not seen as abuses of human rights and human dignity?
3.) This so-called "sudra holocaust" that you place with the 'coming of Aryans' some three or four thousand years ago is completely baseless. All of the abuses in Indian civilization against different peoples -- and there are many -- have never taken the form of large scale movements to wipe out a people or to "convert" them. Don't you think there would be oral histories of such events -- there are none.

Omissions:

1.) Frankly, I don't see how a Jew from Israel, who has Muslim enemies on all sides waiting to see the state erased from the map could say that Hindus in India, who also have Muslim enemies in bordering countries wanting to see it erased, would hate them. The Hindus, if anything, would respect the Jews for not being zealots hell-bent on "converting" people to the Truth.

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