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BurtWorm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-23-04 09:23 AM
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17. We misunderstood each other.
You told salinen that he was "not a Jew" on the basis of his assertion that he was "born/not practicing." I don't know if he is or isn't Jewish, but I took his statement to mean he was born Jewish but doesn't practice. So it sounded as though you were defining Jewishness on "practice" regardless of heritage. I really didn't believe you could possibly mean that non-practicing Jews weren't Jewish; I just wanted to be absolutely sure that's what you meant because it seemed as though you were implying that in your answer to salinen.

I certainly didn't put words in your mouth. I merely asked for a clarification.
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