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“Mummy…MUMMY…I’m Jewish!” My four-year-old daughter has just returned from nursery and is prancing around the kitchen looking for something to do, expertly avoiding her younger brother, who is trying to get her to ‘read’ him a story.
“Yes darling. You are.”
“And my brother’s Jewish. And Daddy’s Jewish. And you’re Jewish.”
“No, I’m not Jewish. Daddy is, but I’m not.”