Friday, June 09, 2006
Jews helping nazi!
One is a hypermarket and the other one is an electronics giant selling computers, stereos, television sets etc…
The culprit, otto beisheim, who it may be suspected, committed terrible crimes against many Jews, own both of these brands.
While I was a frequent customer of both stores there’s no way I’m ever setting foot in either one again. (bli neder).
However I was dismayed to hear many others say that they will continue patronizing the stores citing that:
-It’s not really going to hurt him if I stop
What about principles??
-The prices are lower than somewhere else
Search and you’ll find as good or even better, I already have.
-It’s so conveniently located
What about principles????
Would you continue giving business, albeit negligible from the Rasha’s (evildoer) point of view, if you knew a former nazi and probable Jew hater was making profit from your purchases?
On the wikipedia entry for that Rasha's name it is mentioned as well.
May Hashem avenge those holy neshamas who died for being jewish.
When Schwartznegger ran for governor here in California, I could not vote for him since his father was a brown shirt. Any mention of a Nazi, by association, or directly, puts me into a tail-spin! As it turns out, Schwartznegger turned out not to be a Jew hater himself, and his first trip as a governer was to Israel, where he donated much of his personal money to help build the Holocaust museum there.
We cannot control the acts of others. These people who chose to go to this store, it is there right, you must accept it, whether you agree or not. Otherwise, you will just get aggrivated yourself.
"Those who show mercy to those who are cruel, in the end, will become cruel themselves"
Why not put up a poster near this man's store, or make it known by a handout that he was a former Nazi, responsible for the killing of millions of Jews? I know legally one must be careful, so as not to disparage a business and cause loss of profits, but when it comes to these issues, I think an individual has the right to know with whom they are dealing.
I feel it should be the head of the community’s responsibility.
Your idea of standing near the entrance and denouncing buying there is a good one.
However if I do that and Non Jews see Jews nevertheless shopping there I will appear ridiculous and hypocritical.
In Lakewood, the Orthodox pass around these fliers (I was told) denouncng someone whom they believe is not religious enough (there is a name in Yiddish, but I forget it.) I was suggesting that, but you have to be careful not to disparage someone's business opportunities, which, again, brings me to the quesiton, why would a Jew continue to shop at this place?
If the owner himself is a Nazi...
I disagree with the whole notion of not buying from companies that were once Nazi owned...and people that broadly boycott any German products...
My guess sis that we've gotten so used to anti-semitism that it barley makes an impression anymore.
Nevertheless I'm strongly against the idea of shopping there anymore and I share my concerns with people I know that continue to patronize those stores.
However it seems to be to no avail.
An recurrent argument is that by not buying there we only punish ourselves, since these stores offer decent goods at interesting prices.
In fact, as you can see, I find it horrifying to buy from this guy.
You have inspired my latest post. Please check it out.
Barbatra-Oh I didn’t mean you were indifferent, I was referring to the people of my town.
On my way to your blog now.
The real me- That would be a good thing, but we’re not talking about a small private owned store here, it’s a huge store probably equipped with decent security.
Nevertheless it’s my opinion that this store should be publicly boycotted by the Jews.
WE SHALL NEVER FORGET
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