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Terrorist’s Son Joins the FDNY

A new firefighter whose father plotted to kill Jewish civilians has been assigned to a fire station in the heavily Jewish Boro Park. Full Story

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if he refrains from outwardly condemning his father's acts..
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if he refrains from outwardly condemning his father's acts..

somehow I’m very concerned

Disgusting
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Disgusting

It is so disgusting to place all the father sins on the children. Imagine if we would have a policy that we ostracized children of molestors, of criminals, etc. And published it across the world.

The apple doesn't fall from the tree
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The apple doesn't fall from the tree

Only if he was raised by a different parent there would be no concern, but if he was raised by a terrorist than that is risky.

to #2
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to #2

Do you REALLY lack the clarity to differenciate?.This is a massive concern.He has to be transferred to Dearborn,Michigan.Rachmana Litzlan,how besides the difficult lasts seconds of golus,we are living in,is the denial, and lalalalalalala land,all of YOU are living in.

Who was Avraham Avenu's Father
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Who was Avraham Avenu's Father

Just saying..

To #2
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To #2

Would you want him babysitting your kids?
Would you want to rely on him of doing whatever he can to get your kids to safety if C”V a fire broke out?

Yes, a person is influenced majorly by how he grew up and by what he hears growing up! (Molesters and criminals don’t talk about it, never mind openly and in public all the time)

Giuliani's father
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Giuliani's father

was a mobster.

I agree with # 1, 3,& 4
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I agree with # 1, 3,& 4

let him be a firefighter I guess, but definitely not in a predominately Jewish neighborhood. He’s not guilty necessarily by association, but he hasn’t proved himself to be innocent either, by not completely condemning his father’s actions!

you guys
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you guys

The father may be a monster but if the son is willing to put his life on the line to help other people and save lives I would give him the complete benefit of the doubt and would say he’s probably a pretty decent human. How many of you would be wiling to become firefighters? it’s a really hard job and when a firefighter leaves their house they wonder if it’s the last time. I totally agree with what #2 said.

Shimonshak
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Shimonshak

I hope all the nay sayers apply all of the same standards to themselves.

we can NEVER trust a goy.
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we can NEVER trust a goy.

specially when he have this type of back-round.
everything with them (this back-round) is a big plan.
You can see the latest attacks in Israel with Israeli-Arabs that they were “regular” civilians with no intention of harming anyone, and bum, they were the ones performing the attacks.
Lets not be silly, we have to keep a BIG eye on this matter.

I guess there was no where else in the whole NYC
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I guess there was no where else in the whole NYC

This, at best gross insensitivity, would not be perpetrated in any community other than a religious Jewish community. Intentionally placing him in the midst of one of the few almost totally Jewish neighborhoods is just what I would expect of the city.

Silly
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Silly

And dangerous

To #11
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To #11

I think you should rephrase that (never trust a goy), Arabs have a different culture and act very different from Western society, besides for their ideologies, so obviously you have to be careful. I’m assuming you do not know too many respectable non-Jews, however, there are many good hearted and well meaning non-Jews in the world who would give their lives for their Jewish friends.

No words
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No words

He should be assigned to his neighborhood not ours.

ideology is the problem.
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ideology is the problem.

American’s don’t get it.

some middle eastern ppl do have very messed up ideology.

FDNY, what better place for a sleeper cell, g-d forbid.

i’d need to know that he really is a man with truly peaceful intentions.

smell the the stinking coffee.

I would imagine
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I would imagine

he should be considered a security risk, nu? He did Not come out in fact & condemn his father’s actions. It was more than just an opinion of his father, it was his actions! Sorry but this decision should have much more serious consideration.

To # 14
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To # 14

I must deal regularly with goyim and my experience has proved to me that maybe 1 out of 35 or 40 is really trustworthy. Sorry but that’s from years of experience. They do exist but they’re not plentiful. Good Luck to you if you feel otherwise, this is really golus.

To #11
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To #11

Do you think that’s an intelligent statement to post on a public website?

to #5
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to #5

PLEASE ….

Did he plan to kill Jews? Did he sit behind bars?
What a comparison!!

This is Scary, to think a terrorist’s son will be taking care of our dear ones on fateful days!!

Omg seriously
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Omg seriously

This guy is going the complete opposite direction of his father! His father wanted to take lives, this guy wants to save them! Yeah, his background is unfortunate, but you don’t choose who your parents are! Give him a fair shot!

to # 2
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to # 2

spoken like a true stupid liberal. you talk like this until something happens to you.

Out of all the people Abraham reached out to and taught them
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Out of all the people Abraham reached out to and taught them

about the one G-d, when he went to fight against the 4 kings his army consisted of only Eliezer and himself. Doesn’t that explain something??

Respect but Suspect
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Respect but Suspect

Every human being deserves a chance to prove themselves regardless of their background. No one should be defined by the actions of their parents. However, we need to be cautious and suspect that perhaps a son may have the same values as a parent in whose home he grew up in, and we must take appropriate measures to keep ourselves safe.

Shameful
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Shameful

The mishna doesn’t say to judge every jew favorably, והוי דן את כל האדם לכף זכות. A lot of the above comments are appalling, though unfortunately not shocking. He hasn’t done anything wrong and he’s being made out to be a terrible person.

To #11
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To #11

I understand what you are feeling, but let me ask you…. Can you always trust a Jew? I know Goyim whom I trust and Jews I do not. That being said, I say err on the side of caution. Why invite insecure feelings? Ask the department to make a transfer and at least honor the sensitivity of those who are afraid. No harm, no fowl.

John
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John

BS”D The wisest thing is toerr on the side of caution, if you are wrong big deal, he didn’t get a job if not the alternative is not speakable chas v Sholem

To number 5:
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To number 5:

תרח עשה תשובה שכתוב ואתה תבא אל אבותיך בשלום, ואם תרח לא היה עושה תשובה לא היה אומר לו הקב”ה לאברהם שיבא אל אבותיו בשלום

Larry
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Larry

I hear that Osama bin Laden Son is joining the fire department and crown Heights

#24
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#24

That’s very true. The home someone grows up in, the parent or parents and those who they are raised by has a profound effect on who they become.

I can't believe the bias
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I can't believe the bias

This man’s father has been sitting in prison for close to 2 decades.
He chose a different path in life, could have been assigned to little Italy or Chinatown, or Harlem, but was willing to run into a burning building to save the lives of strangers, and perhaps lose his life doing so. And nobody would have cared.
But now that he’s willing to run into a burning bldg in BP, his father’s sins are being blamed on him. Totally disgusting.
Omar has passed all the psychological testing.
Leave him alone.

Dangerous chas vesholom
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Dangerous chas vesholom

Where is the foresight? The terrorists on 9/11 were trained pilots. This Arab does not belong in a Jewish community. Firefighter could c”v be a cover up.

Mentality versus positive outlook
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Mentality versus positive outlook

There’s a great difference between being non judgmental and being careful. Arabs are known that they can be your best friend for 40 years and one day stab you and personally know people that happened to. This Arab is not to be trusted not because of his father but rather the nature of the nation. It is a smart way for the terror organizations to get inside information while showing they’re the best of human kind. In the U.S many don’t really understand what an Arab is They can kill their own child/sibling in a dispute or if they embarrass… Read more »

Esav Soneh Es Yaakov
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Esav Soneh Es Yaakov

enough said

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