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Sunday, July 17, 2005

Stopping Birthright Citizenship: A Thought Experiment, Part II

We Jews are descended partly, but not entirely, from the inhabitants of southern Syria a few millennia ago. By the standards of “Send them back where they came from” we really would have to be dismembered. That explains the following:

Sixty years ago, Europeans thought Jews shouldn’t be in Europe. Now they think they shouldn’t be in Palestine. It seems reasonable to conclude that on the whole they’d rather Jews weren’t anywhere.
They have no objection to my heart being in Israel, but only if my left foot is in Poland and my pancreas is in Romania.


Blogger Francis W. Porretto said...

Nix on the pancreas thing! They do odd things with "liberated" organs in Romania.

5:36 AM  
Blogger Kent said...

Puts a whole new spin on the word "dispora." I never thought of it as an individual thing before.

4:48 PM  

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