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February 1, 2013

“I Am Jewish” [VIDEO]

http://www.jewishjournal.com/blog/item/i_am_jewish_video/

I am Jewish

By Andrew Lustig

I am the collective pride and excitement that is felt when we find out that that new actor, that great athlete, his chief of staff... is Jewish

 

I am the collective guilt and shame that is felt when we find out that that serial killer, that Ponzi schemer, that wife beater... is Jewish

I am the Jewish star tattooed on the chest of the teenager who chooses to rebel against his parents' and grandparents' warnings of a lonely goyim cemetery by embracing that same Judaism and making permanent his Jewish identity

Read the full transcript here, and watch the video below.

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