Burning Israeli flags

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  1. Dec 15, 2017
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    Green_Red Full Member

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    Bit of this going on in the news in Germany.

    Wanted to see peoples opinions.

    Is burning an Israeli flag anti-semetic, as has been reported?

    I would have thought it was a protest against the Isreali state, nothing to do with Judeaism.
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    2cents Full Member

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    Not in and of itself, no. When accompanied by a chant like "Khaybar khaybar ya Yahud!" though, as was reported from Berlin, then yes.
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    haram Full Member

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    Burning the Israeli flag is not anti-semetic.
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    In itself no it isn't. Doing it in Germany however is somewhat tasteless.

    Also what the feck is this thing with burning flags? It's such a provocative and outdated way of making a point that could be much better made with words.
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    Adisa likes to take afvanadva wothowi doubt

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    No, it's not. it's a cop-out for some of the evil the Israeli state has perpetuated.
    However, antisemites would also burn the flag.
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    Manchie Full Member

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    Just out of curiosity, is 'anti-sematic' the right name for people reflecting 'anti-semetism'? Aren't those people anti-jew? There're many sematic peoples and imo most of those hatreds are not directed to all sematic people.
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    Raoul Admin Staff

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    Depends on who is making the observation and what their political views are towards Israel.
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    Vato Watches other men wank.Supports Real.Coincidence?

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    Raoul Admin Staff

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    Anyone who burns Sumac is definitely anti-Israel
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    Also don't get it. Several countries around that I'm not too fond of, but burning their flags and making a show of it never crosses my mind.
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    Dan

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    It’s ‘Israel’ not ‘Isreal’.