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'FBI sting was a case of anti-Semitism'

JPost -- Anti-Semitism was behind the highly publicized arrests last week of rabbis, including three from the Aleppo-Syrian Jewish community in New York and New Jersey, according to Yitzhak Kakun, editor-in-chief of the Shas weekly Yom Le'Yom.

- Shas MK Nissim Ze'ev

"There is a feeling here that the FBI purposely attempted to arrest as many rabbis as possible at once in an attempt to humiliate them," Kakun said in a telephone interview Sunday.

"Regardless of the details of the case - I am not familiar with the precise charges and the evidence - you would never see the FBI and police behaving that way with Muslim sheikhs or Christian priests. It is so obvious that the whole thing is motivated by anti-Semitism," he said.

Kakun added that he planned on devoting the editorial of his paper to an attack on the Obama administration for attempting to whip up a


Added: Jul-28-2009 Occurred On: Jul-27-2009
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  • yah sell kidneys and claim its anti semitism, wow these ppl are soooooo corrupt they think they run the world.

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  • It's always anti-semitism when they get caught. The author should have read the details about how they got scammed by the son of a Rabbi who turned snitch after getting caught passing a bad multimillion dollar check.

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  • These people should STFU. They are criminals and they got caught.
    It is not only muslims that protect their own.

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  • Its only ok when the FBI busts non-jew whites.

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  • Jesus!... What do you call this? The Old Testament card?

    I'll defend Judaism to the last, but if you commit a crime like bootlegging human organs, then I don't give a shit if you call yourself "Rabbi", you belong in fucking jail.

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  • oh ya, all the crimes committed (that have yet to be proven) have no bearing on their arrests at all. It was all because they we're jewish. The crimes weren't worthy of an investigation, subsequent arrest and possibly the prosecution to follow. yep, not safe to be a jew in America, eventho America is they're biggest supporter.


    lol

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  • "After Madoff, now there is this. I'm frankly concerned about the rise of anti-Semitism in the US"

    Gee, I wonder why...

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  • Seems you can't interact with these people in any way on any level without being accused of of discrimination. Either you arrest them like anybody else, in which case you're an antisemite, or you don't - then you're still discriminating: everybody else, for example.

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  • i said it all along for years. Check all the Mosque and bag em all . Right under our noses . Bad addition to any gene pool .

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  • The Kosher Nostra would never deal in human body parts unless they're kosher.

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  • Why am I not surprised ?

    It's disgusting how this bullshit is claimed anytime Jewish people are caught committing crimes...

    This card is way, way, overplayed and it needs to stop.

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  • i'm really tired of the term "anti-semitism" being used every time a jewish person or group screws up and gets caught. Just take responsibility for your actions and show that you at least have some level of honor.

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  • you're not allowed to use the term anti-semitism or generalise about israel on this post, the mods will delete your comment if you do

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    • Are you serious mods deleting comments they dont agree with dan.

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    • Yep. It may be for the good of this site though - see what happens when you criticize certain cultures on youtube - you have the ADL's henchmen coming after you.

      Whatever it takes to keep this site running without crazy lawsuits is fine by me but if it's personal, that would suck....

      It's hard to know

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    • is it the user? or does it happen on your own posts

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    • no it can only be the moderator or the uploader & since it wasn't the uploader (me)..... i guess it might have been a bug - ya never know.

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  • Haredi on the defensive? lmao great!

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  • Rabbis and Mullahs are one and the same. Money is money no matter what religion you belong to.

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  • I doubt it was organizational collusion against one of Israel's closest allies. Israel takes full advantage of its past persecution by playing the race card. I'm pretty sure there were Jews working on that case as well, Jews who were actually more loyal to the United States than they were to Israel. They should be commended for their integrity while on the other hand this anti-semite argument is baseless and corrupt.

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  • He was a Innocent business man too bad he was small time other wise he would have gotten away with it FREE THE RABBI NOW he did not commit a crime there is nothing wrong with selling Human Organs

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  • anti-semitism is a bullshit term and doesnt mean anything

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