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Subject: Re: "Jewish" surnames?
Author: Gary Radcliffe   (guest)
Date: November 22, 2005 at 2:22 AM
Reply to: Re: "Jewish" surnames? by Jen

And, as you said, as a language, Jewish is not one; nor is it a nationality. To ask me my nationality--where is my family from--and expect Jewish rather than German as an answer is prejudiced. I don't expect "Christian" if I hear an unusual name and ask a person where he's from.
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That is why we no longer refer to one's Christian name. Afraid to offend someone.

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