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Is this a Jewish stereotype?

Anonymous
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I was talking to my (Jewish) therapist about how greedy family members descended like vultures when my grandmother died. He mentioned that, coming from a Jewish family, he knew what that was like. Is being greedy vultures after death a common Jewish stereotype?
Posted by Anonymous on Nov. 3, 2013 at 10:43 AM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Nov. 3, 2013 at 10:44 AM
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Being greedy and money hungry in general is a Jewish stereotype

Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Nov. 3, 2013 at 10:44 AM
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Being greedy and self centered and materialistic and out only for what you can get out of any situation?

Yes.

AliKatAK47
by Meanie Pants on Nov. 3, 2013 at 10:46 AM

Being greedy vultures all the time is a common Jewish Stereotype. 

mstricey
by Gold Member on Nov. 3, 2013 at 10:48 AM
I've heard what the previous posters said. I don't know any Jewish people though.
Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Nov. 3, 2013 at 10:50 AM
Whoa... are you saying that's how you personally feel?


Quoting Anonymous:

They are greedy stingy frugal people.

Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Nov. 3, 2013 at 10:51 AM
Really? None? Where do you live?


Quoting mstricey:

I've heard what the previous posters said. I don't know any Jewish people though.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 5 on Nov. 3, 2013 at 10:51 AM

Not only are they circumcised but they are greedy!!

momto2boys973
by Ruby Member on Nov. 3, 2013 at 10:52 AM
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Yes, it's a stereotype. One he should be ashamed of perpetuating, BTW.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 7 on Nov. 3, 2013 at 10:53 AM
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Every Jew I've ever known was greedy, money hungry, and cheap.

Outspoken.Mime
by Platinum Member on Nov. 3, 2013 at 10:53 AM
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Jews being greedy is a stereotype.

However, I will say my husband is Jewish and I have never seen more respectful and humble funerals and mourning periods.

I would say the Christian family I grew up in would put ravenous vultures to shame.

So its yet another stereotype that is untrue.

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