Do you really think this is paranoia is justified in the case of assimilated, successful US Jews? Or are you going to suggest that "the tide could turn for US Jews at any moment? I suspect US Jewish paranoia is a cynical ploy to get a disproportionate amount of attention/political favors for pet projects such as Israel and Holocaust museums?
On Thu, 2 Jul 1998, Max Sawicky wrote:
> For the Jews to whom this applies, I would say the
> basis for the 'genetic' feeling is paranoia derived
> from actual or historical memory. After all, there
> aren't so many of us left. It's not hard to be
> wary of being isolated and endangered. Paranoids
> have enemies too.