[b-hebrew] A plea to the Egyptians

Isaac Fried if at math.bu.edu
Sat Feb 5 21:31:15 EST 2011


It came from the mouth of a joker so it must be a joke. Many Jews  
know their history in Egypt from the Passover Hagadah, where they see  
clear illustrations of the Hebrews building the pyramids.

Isaac Fried, Boston University

On Feb 5, 2011, at 9:21 PM, Jack Kilmon wrote:

> Are there really people in the world who think that Jews built the  
> pyramids? They wouldn't know there was no such thing as a Jew, or  
> an Israelite, in the 3rd millennium BCE?  That's kind of like  
> saying Texans built the Parthenon. It was meant as just a joke?
>
> Jack
>
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> From: "Isaac Fried" <if at math.bu.edu>
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>
>> As I saw circulated in the internet:
>>
>> Please, don't destroy the pyramids, we will not come back to  
>> rebuild  it. Signed: the Jews
>>
>> Isaac Fried, Boston University
>>
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