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December 16, 2011

Left-Wing Jewish Week and Tebow-Hatin' Rabbi: Gee, Sorry We Indulged In Some Rabid Tribalism and Stuff

Here's the Rabbi:

I have spent my entire career engaged in dialogue with people of all faiths while speaking out passionately against intolerance and extremism. I have the deepest respect for those who are committed to their faith, including Mr. Tebow. I realize the way in which I attempted to make my points was clumsy and inappropriate, calling to mind the kind of intolerance and extremism my article was intended to disparage. I sincerely apologize to Mr. Tebow, his family, the Broncos and Patriots and all those whom I may have offended.

There is a social penalty to public expressions of some hatred. This tends to make them infrequent and tempered when they do arise.

But other hatreds continue to be tolerated if not outright encouraged. Resulting in spectacles such as this.


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