Israeli tourist: Wildfire in Chile not my fault
Aviel Magnezi
Published: 01.01.12, 21:41
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BEN JABO ,   ISRAEL   (01.02.12)
2. large palestinian pop. is cause chilean antisemitism
lemmings hotline ,   sd usa   (01.02.12)
Mark ,   T.a.Israel   (01.02.12)
First the Great Damage caused by the fire shows the INCOMPETANCE of the FIRE EXTINGUISH SERVICE ! Since as it is a TOURISTIC PLACE this FIRE could be caused by tourists who smoke cigarette as we see in many cases !
4. you're wrong
Diego ,   Viña del Mar, Chile   (01.02.12)
there is a large palestinian and jewish pop in chile, people are just pissed because it was a lot of damage and the guilty havent paid, but any trace of antisemitism is condemned by the majority of population, including myself
5. @1 he was blamed by his fellow Israeli travelers!
6. #4 Diego: No, you are wrong!
David ,   Karmiel, Israel   (01.02.12)
Had they called him and "dirty Israeli" or other insult against Israel and Israelis, then I could possible agree with you. However, they called him a "Dirty Jew" (I have used "dirty" to be polite) and thus it is an insult to every Jew on the planet! I just hope that Jews all over the world start waking up at the growth of Antisemitism in South America and review the holiday plans and possible investments in South American businesses. Unfortunately, these "Jewish Sanctions" are the only way we can attack the vicious hatred by those who don't need a "Palestine Excuse" to attack Israel, Israelis and Jews. "Dirty Jew" is nothing else but Antisemitism.
7. They called him יהודי חרא! not "asshole"
David ,   Karmiel, Israel   (01.02.12)
Big difference!
8. Anti-Semitism? What about RESPONSIBILITY?
Jirka ,   Prague   (01.02.12)
Few years ago a Czech tourist caused a masive fire in the same National Park. He got lot of bad names not only by locals who came to the court session, but also by local press, website TBs, hotel owners etc. A poll conducted by Chilean press showed Czechs are most hated nation in that time. However the Czech perpetrator NEVER complained against it, admitted the guilt, and Czech government funded restoration of the Chilean forest. Why only Israelis always play not-guilty, racism (Anti-Semitism) cards? Are you not ashamed? Do you know what means the word RESPONSIBILITY? Israeli Jew burns Chilean NP and you blame Chilean Palestinians? You think rest of the World are just fools who buy such BS?
9. stop playing the victim
Carol ,   Jerusalem/santiago   (01.02.12)
As a chilean AND Israeli I have to say I am appalled by Singer's attitute. Whether he is guilty or not, claiming antisemitism as only defense is pathetic. The damage done is catastrophic. Just for people to understand the magniude, the area burned to ashes is over 100.000.000 square meters, or 62.000 sq. miles of mostly native forests that may or may NOT grow back within 80 years... 80 YEARS!. Can any of you who blindly defend Singer imagine such damage in Israel? I figure you can not. Before crying antisemitism think about the damage done.
10. I really hate to ask-Did anyone see him?
BEN JABO ,   ISRAEL   (01.02.12)
setting the fire??
11. Goldstone, Where is Goldstone??????? TATA
Edithann ,   USA   (01.02.12)
12. # never cease to look & sound
like a typical jerk! TATA
13. #12 edithann - I know you're frustrated
I had asked for you evidence substantiating your claim to your fictional Palestine, you never supplied it because we both know it doesn't exist Now, we have another case, when someone is accused, that is also without any evidence You have now proven yourself to be a jerk twice (at least)
14. Goldstone, where the h--l is Goldstone?
15. wildfire
b hive ,   usa   (01.03.12)
Why does the world always accuse the Jewish of wrong doing ?. Thie young man is innocent ...and it will be proved..
16. @ 15...Israel has been responsible for most of
Edithann ,   USA   (01.04.12)
the problems of the world for 3000 years...Read you're own history from the 'other' point of view.... .That poor israeli fire bug will be proven innocent by GOLDSTONE or another as adept at telling lies so Jews can believe.. Am watching PBS on Egypt..and not once do the mention Jews....Why do you think that is? Could it be those stories of Jews being slaves are early lies...So what else is new? TATA
17. his companions
neil ,   Santiago, Chile   (01.07.12)
One of the people he was traveling with told the authorities it was Singer. Whether he is innocent or not, these uninformed assertions that a foreigner is being scapegoated are unnecessary and offensive. The police are behaving responsibly and his rights are being respected. Public anger is inevitable, but Israel is not being blamed and Singer isn't in danger of vigilante action.
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