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Jews, who are they? « on: October 31, 2008, 01:29 AM »
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Mark 2008 - "Jews, so are they like a proper race or something?" roflmao


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Jews, who are they? « Reply #1 on: October 31, 2008, 01:41 AM »
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Mark 2008 - "Jews, so are they like a proper race or something?" roflmao


Did Mark say that? Please say yes.
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Jews, who are they? « Reply #2 on: October 31, 2008, 03:08 AM »
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Oh yes! yes lol
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Jews, who are they? « Reply #3 on: October 31, 2008, 01:49 PM »
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It was pillow talk, not exactly the best state of mind.
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Jews, who are they? « Reply #4 on: October 31, 2008, 02:02 PM »
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I think that It is a valid question by Mark because many people do consider the Jewish to be a race and not just  members of a religion.

So what is wrong with asking the question to get clarification on the subject on why they are different to say people of other religions who do not get classified as a race.
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Jews, who are they? « Reply #5 on: October 31, 2008, 02:05 PM »
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That's very nice of you to offer support, Al hug

One reason it seems unclear is due to the whole stereotype that Jewish people have a particular shaped nose, how could that possibly have any truth to it unless they were a separate race. I've always consider stereotypes to have a lot of truth behind them, otherwise they surely wouldn't exist in the first place.
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Jews, who are they? « Reply #6 on: October 31, 2008, 02:40 PM »
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Well Judaism is an inherited thing. Judaism is traditionally passed from a mother to her child. It's to do with the fact that the main aspect of Judaism is the covenant the Jewish people have with God by descending from Abraham. A person can be converted to the Jewish faith but it's a well complicated process. But compliant won't marry non-Jewish people, hence the fact they are steriotyped with certain features etc. In the past they would all be related! Some info:

According to traditional Jewish Law, a Jew is anyone born of a Jewish mother or converted to Judaism in accord with Jewish Law. American Reform Judaism and British Liberal Judaism accept the child of one Jewish parent (father or mother) as Jewish if the parents raise the child with a Jewish identity. All mainstream forms of Judaism today are open to sincere converts. The conversion process is evaluated by an authority, and the convert is examined on his sincerity and knowledge.

Traditional Judaism maintains that a Jew, whether by birth or conversion, is a Jew forever. Thus a Jew who claims to be an atheist or converts to another religion is still considered by traditional Judaism to be Jewish. However, the Reform movement maintains that a Jew who has converted to another religion is no longer a Jew, and the Israeli Government has also taken that stance after Supreme Court cases and statutes.


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Jews, who are they? « Reply #7 on: October 31, 2008, 04:14 PM »
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Basically, like most religion, it's a load of ********.
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Jews, who are they? « Reply #8 on: November 01, 2008, 02:42 PM »
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Basically, yeah.

And what's with their little black hats? yawn
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Jews, who are they? « Reply #9 on: November 01, 2008, 05:07 PM »
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Did anyone watch that Silent Witness the other week?  That was about OTT Jews in London.
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Jews, who are they? « Reply #10 on: November 01, 2008, 05:15 PM »
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I saw a Jew in Inverness the other week.
And being from a small town, I was fascinated.
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Jews, who are they? « Reply #11 on: November 02, 2008, 01:16 AM »
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I'm jewish! lol but i suppose you don't see me...
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Jews, who are they? « Reply #12 on: November 02, 2008, 01:21 AM »
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I saw a Jew in Inverness the other week.
And being from a small town, I was fascinated.


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Jews, who are they? « Reply #13 on: November 02, 2008, 01:21 AM »
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Yamor, do you wear the little black hat? If so, why?
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Jews, who are they? « Reply #14 on: November 02, 2008, 01:28 AM »
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It's called a skullcap (or variously called a Kippa, Yarmulka or Cappel by Jews - in England, you'd mostly hear Cappel). And, no, I don't wear one. The reason it is worn is to constantly remind Jews of God. In fact ultra-orthodox jews won't walk more then a couple of metres without one on their heads.
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