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American Jew married to a Scandinavian

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Submitted by VigCyn (United States), Dec 3, 2002 at 15:55

My husband is Scandinavian -- I am an American Jew. Here in the States, the perception of Europe is that it has become very anti-Jewish yet it is very taboo to criticize Islam; one is called a Nazi or racist. Why this disconnect? Can someone answer that or is the anti-Semitism in Europe being overblown here in the States?

In all honesty, it certainly doesn't want to make me travel to Europe and makes me angry since by and large, Jews are excellent citizens.
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