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          [Comment 24](/articles/645896-ultra-orthodox-shun-their-own-for-reporting-child-sexual-abuse/comments?page=1#comment_941008) by  [jbkaffe](/profiles/164832)          :

                 @ katyI know it's widely regarded as a racial(biological) thing, but it still doesn't make any sense to me.Why not just call yourself middle-eastern(arabic) american?Or should that term only apply to israeli jews?I have a lot of respect for a man like Jon Stewart, but as soon as he starts to talk about his jewish traditions( descent ) I as a human being do not understand why.Maybe it's just an american thing, but I just don't see the attraction.PS. I hopes this makes sense.;-)

Cultural identity. That's all really. Some feel strongly about it, some less so. It's not worth banging your head on the table over it.

Fri, 11 May 2012 11:50:25 UTC | #941012