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When I found pornography in my Talmudic mentor’s desk, I felt betrayed. What did it say about him—or about all of us?
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Quote of the Day
“With our brain power, and Jewish wealth, we can do wonders.”
-Saudi Prince Turki Al-Faisal at Davos (h/t Journal of a Journalist).
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I’m sure we can spare a nickel for those pikers in the Royal Kingdom.
Shouldn’t he have said “Jewish brain power and our wealth”?
Well, he’s obviously referring to all that Israeli petro-revenue.
Wow what astute power of observation…Israel and Saudi Arabia in a neck and neck competition to resolve which is the bigger yuppie asshole.
This was pure puff.
An A rab with a sense of huma!
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