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Putin Outdoes Ilhan Omar, Jokes That All Jews Are Wealthy

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In the Crimean city of Sevastopol, the Jewish community is in the middle of constructing a synogogue. There's only one problem... they're short of funding. 

Russia being Russia, you are allowed to crack a joke about this. In public.

No one is going to get fired. There will be no investigations. The media will not have a fit of feigned moral outrage. It's just... funny.


Transcript:

Crimean Muslims talked about how the peninsula's main mosque is being built. It's been talked about for at least 50 years.

The synagogue is also being completed in Sevastopol. But representatives of the Jewish community said that it can't be completed quickly.

“I think the construction of the synagogue can be finished by the end of the year. We currently have a delay due to financial problems. But I think it'll be settled.”

Vladimir Putin: “Jews having financial problems. A thing possible only in Crimea. Toda Raba [Thank you].”

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