Madoff —> Anti-Semitism?

Frankly, I don’t see Madoff as an occasion for anti-Semitism as reported by this article. Rather it offers a critique of greed — both Madoff’s and many of those who profited from his scam — until the floor collapsed. I go with those who see Madoff as an exposé of our money-making systems of late.

Marx must be laughing.

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In Madoff Scandal, Jews Feel an Acute Betrayal
By ROBIN POGREBIN
Jews are sending up a communal cry over a cost they say
goes beyond the financial to the theological and the
personal.
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/24/us/24jews.html?th&emc=th

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