Offensive remark

IT is with a heavy heart that I feel compelled to write to you.

Last week's column by Selwyn Dorfman deeply offended me and no doubt many others.

He is entitled to opt to ignore the humanitarian crisis - that is his call.

However, his sentiment revolves around the fact that the refugees are Muslim . . . and he does little to disguise his contempt for these people.

If such an opinion had appeared in The Times around 1939 and referred to Jews instead, we would still be using such an article today to teach our children about antisemitism.

Let's have a meaningful conversation on the Jewish response to the current crisis.

That may at least produce some clarity of thought and compassion.

Nick Naddell,

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