Bill Nye’s advice to European Jews fearful for their lives: They should get to know their neighbors.
Blame the Jews for the anti-Semitism.
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NewsBusters posted the transcript:
REINER: But this undercurrent of anti-Semitism has always been there. Just like racism, it’s always there and then it just bubbles up to the surface every once in a while. And it’s horrible now.
MAHER: Yeah, I mean, Netanyahu is asking European Jews to come to Israel and …
NYE (wryly): Come home to Israel — that’s what he said, right?
MAHER: Well, I mean, he is the …
NYE (interrupting again): But you never, the people have never been there. They live, grew up in whatever, in Germany or France.
MAHER: It’s a shame that they should have to move, uh …
NYE: Well, they probably won’t either, ’cause it’s not their home, you know.
REINER: But you can understand it. There were German Jews that lived in Germany during the Second World War and that was their home. And, you know, at a certain point, you know, if your live is in danger, you want to go to someplace where you’re going to be protected.
NYE: So, what do you do about it? I think you get to know your neighbors. And it’s gonna take, what, does it take a century, something like that?
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