Terror Attacks in Europe in 2019

Why? Most people dont give a shit.
That is part of the problem, the attitude that runs along the lines of "jews who cares? the right wing extremists are no threat to me"
I live in the country where that attitude prevailed, in living memory. We all know how that ended.
 
Indeed, seems to be those of the left wing who seem to be the threat.
They don't seem to be a theat, they are a threat but of a different nature from those of the right wing persuasion.
eg riots in Hamburg for the G-whatever summit.
 
That is part of the problem, the attitude that runs along the lines of "jews who cares? the right wing extremists are no threat to me"
I live in the country where that attitude prevailed, in living memory. We all know how that ended.
You mean like "Muslims who cares"?
Throughout history, minority groups have taken it in the shorts, the Nazis werent anything new, they just industrialize it.
Having said that, in your post you said a woman in France had told her kids not to speak Hebrew in public, that shouldn't be out of fear that should be because the frogs speak French. If minority groups want to isolate themselves using a different language, its not too surprising that the majority dont look upon them as "One of us".
 
You mean like "Muslims who cares"?
Throughout history, minority groups have taken it in the shorts, the Nazis werent anything new, they just industrialize it.
Having said that, in your post you said a woman in France had told her kids not to speak Hebrew in public, that shouldn't be out of fear that should be because the frogs speak French. If minority groups want to isolate themselves using a different language, its not too surprising that the majority dont look upon them as "One of us".
Presumably then you don't speak anyone of that Anglo Saxon jibber jabber as it's the language of foreigners
 
Presumably then you don't speak anyone of that Anglo Saxon jibber jabber as it's the language of foreigners
Its the language that everyone speaks, mainly because the saxons beat the natives.
That might explain why people are wary of others wittering on in language that doesnt belong to the country.
 
Left or right, few people outside of the Jewish community care.
You've just reminded me of a line I heard somewhere - 'you're only anti Semitic if you hate the Jews more than necessary'.

Can't remember whether it may have been Brideshead Revisited or Piece of Cake.
 
You've just reminded me of a line I heard somewhere - 'you're only anti Semitic if you hate the Jews more than necessary'.

Can't remember whether it may have been Brideshead Revisited or Piece of Cake.

Most people dont hate jews, they just dont care about them.
 
Most people dont hate jews, they just dont care about them.
Agreed. Doubt the majority care about any particular sections of society in particular.

Mind you, society in general doesn't benefit from accepting such behaviour. Paradoxically, I find that most insular /identifiable parts of our collective demographic are more likely to be their own worst enemies when it comes to prejudices.
I'd be quite happy if most of them pussed of elsewhere.
 
Agreed. Doubt the majority care about any particular sections of society in particular.

Mind you, society in general doesn't benefit from accepting such behaviour.

Society has always been like that and probably always will, even socialist/communist countries will have some group who is a punch bag, Jews, gays, gypsies, people from certain regions/towns someone has to not be wanted.

What western societies seem to do is give the minorities special rights in an effort to show how accepting they are, which normally results in further separation.

Some groups as assimilated into the UK life, you cant tell if someone is a descendant of the Huguenots, Germans from the 1700s or the Polish who came here in WW2 unless they have a strange sounding surname. Other groups chose to separate themselves (Such as the example earlier of Jews speaking Hebrew in France).
 
Following the attack on the synagogue in Halle, there have been short TV interviews of members of the Jewish community, which is only about 120,000. One woman stated that she is now even more frigthened and that a Jew can no longer afford to be recognised as such in public. While I can appreciate that the Jews in Germany must feel like they are in a siege situation, I find it lamentable that they feel they have to disguise their identity. This situation is however not confined to Germany, in a previous post I mentioned the French woman who then lived in Paris, who told her children never to speak Hebrew in public and not to mention each others names. She has since moved to Israel where she feels a lot safer. If this situation continues or heaven forbid gets worse, then the right wing scum bags will have won. Something that we just cannot afford.
I doubt the average German or Frenchman on the street is going to recognise Hebrew and be able to distinguish it from any other foreign jibber-jabber. If Jews are feeling less secure on the streets in Germany or France, then the most likely reason has more to do with a general rising dislike of non-integrated immigrants in general than anything else.

And the reason for that of course has to do with the very large numbers of recent immigrants due to a combination of EU mandated freedom of movement plus the irregular refugee claimants from all across the Middle East, Central Asia, and Africa. Someone who sets himself apart from society is going to find himself lumped in with them, not in a special category all of his own.

In the view of many all of these people should be loved and cherished as symbols of "diversity". That's not how things are in those countries now however. If you stand out, expect to get hammered down. It may not be nice, but that's the way it is.

I've read multiple times that Arabs and Africans are not welcomed in Israeli society either. The woman you mentioned may feel safer in Israel, but guess what, she's part of the majority there and can look down on all their minorities.
 
If Jews are feeling less secure on the streets in Germany or France, then the most likely reason has more to do with a general rising dislike of non-integrated immigrants in general than anything else.
Jews have been part of German and French society for centuries, they are as integrated as any Christians.
The woman you mentioned may feel safer in Israel, but guess what, she's part of the majority there and can look down on all their minorities.
Whether she looks down on minorities or not is a matter of speculation. The fact is that in Israel she and her family can openly live as Jews, without having to fear any kind of repercussion.
 
Jews have been part of German and French society for centuries, they are as integrated as any Christians. (...)
They may be, but as I said previously if they are speaking "foreign sounding jibber-jabber" that is indistinguishable from that of the large numbers of recent immigrants, then the average German or Frenchman is going to think they are the latter.
 
Jews have been part of German and French society for centuries, they are as integrated as any Christians.
If they are still droning on in Hebrew while in either of those countries they clearly are not.
 
If they are still droning on in Hebrew while in either of those countries they clearly are not.
The Jews here are German citizens by virtue of the fact that they were born here as were their parents, grandparents etc. What's with droning on in Hebrew? As I undestand it Hebrew is part and parcel of being a Jew regardless of where you live. Loofkar may care to expand on this.
Anyway what do you make of the Sorbs or the Danes? Both of which are minorities living in Germany. The Sorbs have been here for centuries as has the Danish minority in Schleswig Holstein. Both groups have their own political parties and their own schools. Their status is protected by law.
 
The Jews here are German citizens by virtue of the fact that they were born here as were their parents, grandparents etc. What's with droning on in Hebrew? As I undestand it Hebrew is part and parcel of being a Jew regardless of where you live. Loofkar may care to expand on this.
Anyway what do you make of the Sorbs or the Danes? Both of which are minorities living in Germany. The Sorbs have been here for centuries as has the Danish minority in Schleswig Holstein. Both groups have their own political parties and their own schools. Their status is protected by law.
You understand it wrong then dont you, plenty of Jews that can speak it, get by without needing to speak it in public and lots of Jews cant even speak it.
So what you are saying is two minorities have lived in a country for "centuries" and have not assimilated? Not really German then are they?
 
I've read multiple times that Arabs and Africans are not welcomed in Israeli society either. The woman you mentioned may feel safer in Israel, but guess what, she's part of the majority there and can look down on all their minorities.
Funny old world

Most of Ethiopia’s Jews moved to Israel. Not everyone welcomed them

 
So what you are saying is two minorities have lived in a country for "centuries" and have not assimilated? Not really German then are they?
They have assimilated and they are German. Fact.
As an aside, living in Germany close to Belgium and the Netherlands I have become used to hearing a mulitude of languages, particularly in Belgium. That some passer by speaks something other than German, French or Dutch, depending on location does not immediately mark them out as outsiders. They are merely part of the scenery. There are shed loads of places in Europe where minorities speak a minority language, but they are still fully fledged citizens of the country where they live.
 
They have assimilated and they are German. Fact.
As an aside, living in Germany close to Belgium and the Netherlands I have become used to hearing a mulitude of languages, particularly in Belgium. That some passer by speaks something other than German, French or Dutch, depending on location does not immediately mark them out as outsiders. They are merely part of the scenery. There are shed loads of places in Europe where minorities speak a minority language, but they are still fully fledged citizens of the country where they live.
How the **** are they assimilated if they are talking hebrew in public? Saying "Fact" after something doesnt suddenly means it becomes one. You didnt even know that some Jews cant speak Hebrew.

Ive lived all over Europe as well, if you dont speak one of the nations official languages then you show you dont want to be part of them. Whether you are a gypsy, an arab, a British Ex pat or a Jew.
 
Well I see the press now stating the Manchester attacker is being held on the basis of having ‘mental health problems’..........

we all know what that means
mental health problems?
 

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