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Turning the other cheek

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Submitted by Ivan Cher (Australia), Dec 17, 2005 at 23:07

In the thirties Berl Katznelson and Chaim Weizmann were fed up with Jewish immigrants from Germany who had unrealistic hopes of agreement with Arabs in Palestine. BK and CW were not appeasers.

BK said "THEY WORRY MORE ABOUT ARAB, THAN ABOUT JEWISH NATIONAL INTERESTS".

[Vide: "The Pity of it all", by Amos Elon.]

It appears that France and the UK are worrying more about Moslem interests than about European values. They suppress their own principles to pander to [appease] their Moslem citoyens. One can anticipate from that, a progressive build up of a corpus of Sharia law applying to a large sector of society. That group will use Sharia to slither out from under the national laws applying to the majority.

What will it then mean to be French or British?
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