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November 13, 2000
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British Jews are not speaking up forcefully for Israel because they are “insecure” and “afraid of being politically incorrect,” said a former rabbi at a California synagogue who recently took up a pulpit in Britain. A spokesman for a British Jewish group reacted to South African-born Rabbi Abner Weiss’ comments by saying that British Jews should advance Israel’s position in a “sophisticated” fashion and not “take to the streets in demonstrations.”

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