You know, she referred to him as 'Jew b------' several times.
And with me standing right there, the decision was 'Do I confront this? Or do I just live and learn?' And I decided to live and learn.
But that's happening all the time, everywhere. We're talking all day everyday. I would like to put my head in the sand and pretend it's not happening, but it is.
It seems that I'm seeing that in the Gentile world, either they're coming to an appreciation of the role that Jews play over time, or there's still the same fear and hatred and distrust and stereotypes. It troubles me. It's always troubled me. It's ignorance. Anything that's divisive troubles me.
Informant was a 50 year old man who grew up Jewish in New Jersey and later became a Christian.
THE BACKGROUND on these interviews, that is, when they were conducted, who the informants were, and why I post them, see here.
"Why Get Your Hopes Up?" # 16
"God Knew the Jews Were Going to Have a Pretty Interesting History." Bieganski Interview # 21
"Why Did You Bring This F---ing Jew Into My Store?" Bieganski Interview # 22