PLEASE NOTE:

MyNews24 is a user-generated section of News24.com. The stories here come from users.

 
opinionator
 
Comments: 14
Article views: 429
 
 
Latest Badges:


 
View all opinionator's badges.
 

Jewish people had it worse than anyone else

20 April 2012, 13:26
First off, I just want to say that I am a Jew and I love my religion, and don't turn this into a racist issue. Think about what I say then leave your comment and answer respectfully. Also, I want answers from Black people cause I want your perspective too. You guys didn't only have it bad during Apartheid so please I say again, answer respectfully.

I was watching Dreamworks' "Prince Of Egypt" the other day (if you haven't seen it, it's the animated tale from the story of Exodus of how Moses free'd the Jews from slavery out of Egypt) and it made me think alot about just how much, my people, endured so much hatrid, slavery, mass executions, torture etc...for over 3000 years...and today, Israel is a fantastic nation and offers SO much to the world! It's inspirational to know that we have come from a place wherewe can be proud of our heritage and stand up and say "we were slaves...now we are free and powerful people". That is a MONUMENTAL statement considering everything the Jewish people went through.

No other faction/group of people on the planet had it as bad as the jews. My ancestors had to endure slavery, building temples by hand for over 3000 years and living in dreadful poverty in the middle of the desert and then when the Holocaust happened, over 6million more jews were killed, just for being Jewish.

Besides that, A LOT of my people endured hardships...and even so the Holocaust is the most recent god-awfulthing to happen to the Jewish people, we don't complain about how bad it was back then, or, how much suffering was endured over 100 years ago etc...We instead looked towards the future and see prosper. We don't blame others for our mis-fortunes. 
Now, here is what I want to understand: Why is that, the black's (it's not racist, calm down), complain so much about their hardships of how bad apartheid was etc, and continue to say that you guys had it the worst...when it is CLEAR as day, the Jews endured the most suffering?

Why do you keep blaming others for your mistfortune and not try to move past like the rest of the world?? Yes. I never experienced apartheid, but think about this: According to HRC statistics, only 21 000 people died under the Apartheid regime up until 1994. Google it, it's true.

How do you justify that Black people are the most disadvantaged on the planet, when it is clear that my people had to go through everything 10 000 fold? Black people weren't the only disadvantage race. Yet you keep saying thatyou guys need to take the land for free, you want jobs for free, you want housing for free, you want money for free...It doesn't work like that. 
Do you guys not even consider that maybe there are otherswho endured WORSE prejudice and misfortune other thanyourselves? Is it not possible that someone else can suffer as more than Black people?

This is not a racist question. 

Why do you continue to live in the past and blame others when it is clear the rest of the world has moved on?
Us Jewish people don't go around ranting and raving that we had it bad, so and so many people died, we had a struggle etc...yet you guys keep saying how bad it was under Apartheid when it doesn't even scratch the surface of what the Jews had to endure 3000 years ago, and ontop of that, the Black Genocide doesn't even scratch the surface on how much theJewish Genocide endured.

IT DOESN'T MAKE SENSE. WHY ARE YOU LIVING IN THE PAST?? MOVE ON! BUILD A BRIDGE AND GET OVER YOURSELVES.


I am a Jew...and I have forgiven the Egyptian people, but I have not forgotten. But I don't go around blasting them saying it was all their fault. The rest of Earth has moved on...why cant you?
Answer me. I want to know.



Disclaimer: All articles and letters published on MyNews24 have been independently written by members of News24's community. The views of users published on News24 are therefore their own and do not necessarily represent the views of News24. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received.

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
14 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
fransvisserdsb
If I was the President...

It may not be perfect, but it would be a hell of a lot better than the current shambles. Read more...

5 comments 246 views
Submitted by
Julian Faasen
How can we drive real change at U...

Despite my positive intentions, friends have noted that I’m in danger of saying things that will result in me being perceived as a racist. Read more...

5 comments 332 views
Submitted by
Kalibanache
Saluting the bloody Aussies for a...

I just think back to our 438 Victory over Australia, That was after they set a world record of runs to chase down.. Read more...

8 comments 1187 views
Submitted by
ThatHumanist
What comes after religion?

God is dead. God remains dead. And we have killed him. How shall we comfort ourselves, the murderers of all murderers?  Read more...

75 comments 908 views
Submitted by
Elaine Bing
Why can't they see?

Why continue to vote for people that rob you and make promises they don’t keep? What is wrong with people?  Read more...

0 comments 347 views
Submitted by
Eric de Castro
Dark temptations

Have you ever been tempted by the Darkside? Have you fought back courageously; only to lose your confrontation with the Dark Forces?  Read more...

18 comments 1181 views
 

services

E-mail Alerts The latest headlines in your inbox

RSS feeds News delivered really simply.

Mobile News24 on your mobile or PDA

E-mail Newsletters You choose what you want

News24 on your iPhone Get News24 headlines on your iPhone.

SMS Alerts Get breaking news stories via SMS.

Blogs Your opinion on you, me and everyone.

Calais Website keywords automated by OpenCalais.

 
Interactive Advertising Bureau
 
© 2015 24.com. All rights reserved.
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.