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Jewishhistory.org Complaint - Be careful when looking for a Jewish History site...

Review by zeldaz on 2011-05-22
This site purports to give educational information on Jewish history. I tried to find proof of the information they gave on Thomas Jefferson and found the main idea of what they wrote did not coincide with any information I found. They also have a video with the same information for which I cannot find corroboration.

Please be careful if you use this site for educational purposes.
Comments:5 Replies - Latest reply on 2011-12-22
Posted by madconsumer on 2011-05-22:
what was the info? hard to say if their website is false if you do not offer the ideas they are stating.
Posted by trmn8r on 2011-05-22:
Yes, I'd agree with the first reply. The organization could give your critique a very similar criticism as the one you gave them.
Posted by Skye on 2011-05-22:
What is this false information you say the site is giving out?

Posted by Inat on 2011-05-23:
pretty sure that you should never use anything on the interwebz as a fact unless you're using a reputable source like American Psychological Association, or its correlate in some other field. I laugh whenever I see wikipedia listed as a source...
Posted by zeldaz on 2011-12-22:
The information is fairly complicated and I would have to include letters written by Thomas Jefferson to show the proof contrary to their information. Very basically, they state Jefferson was a friend to the Jews, and all research, including his own letters, state the opposite. The company, when contacted, at first told me they did not have a video. I sent the link to them. I never received a formal response. Wikipedia was not a source for me. The Monticello site was a source. I was able to see copies of his actual letters.

Thanks for the advice. I hope this clarification helps. I did not realize I had comments or I would have responded sooner. Again, thank you.

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