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Submitted by Michael Elvin (United States), Dec 10, 2003 at 08:09

Congratulations. You've figured out that anti-Semitic attacks are coming from either "young Arab/Muslims" or from "far-right extremists". Those are about the only two groups it could be, by definition. No Burmese monks, no left-bank intellectuals, just young dopes with a paucity of ideas and a need to destroy.

I think this is cause for relief. If there were anyone important out there promoting anti-Semitism I would see great cause for concern. But it seems to be the same sorts who go out, get drunk and bash homosexuals. North African immigrants, in a world of low education and high unemployment, are of the exact same social class as the white skinheads who sport swastikas. I wouldn't place much store in whether the perps are local German or French kids or whether they are Algerian. They're street punks, that's all.

Should there be a "great Jewish exodus from Europe", where would people go that was more progressive?
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