Ed-note (Sabba) – Since when have jews been known for excelling in sports in general and in the Marathon in particular? What is the pourcentage of jews taking part to such world sports event compared to the pourcentage of Gentiles? They are now having their own exclusive “Olympics” in Berlin, where no goyim is allowed to take part to, where no goyim has been invited to. So why is it such a big deal for them that the London Marathon falls on a jewish holiday? I do not believe Muslims raise “their concerns” whenever the football worldcup or any other event falls on the month of Ramadan. It really defies belief to read such stories. A baby boy has been burned alive but the only thing that matters to some jews living in the UK is that the London Marathon will fall on a jewish holiday. Their obscenity really knows no limit.
After scheduling the 2016 London Marathon on the second day of Passover, organizers recently announced a pre-race briefing for charities that conflicts with another Jewish holiday.
The meeting will take place on Sept. 15, which is the second day of Rosh Hashanah, U.K.’s The Jewish Chronicle reported.
Jewish groups who were disappointed that the 2016 race is on Passover, which denies them and Jewish runners the change to participate, said scheduling a meeting on Rosh Hashanah shows further insensitivity from marathon organizers.
“It is hard not to feel that scheduling this meeting on Rosh Hashanah is unfortunate at best and insensitive at worst,” said Deborah Nathan, director of the British Jewish group Emunah.
Damian Schogger, who hoped to run in the London Marathon before the date was revealed, said the decision to hold a meeting on Rosh Hashanah is “truly staggering.”
“Having made a decision to have the 2016 marathon on Pesach, they’ve fueled the fire by inviting ballot holders to meet on second day Rosh Hashanah,” said Schogger, a trustee of the Talia Trust for Children. “It shows an overall lack of judgement and a lack of consideration.”
Daniel Carmel-Brown, director of fundraising for Jewish Care, will still participate in the race despite the conflict with Passover. He said it is unfortunate the meeting for charities will be held on a Jewish holiday, but he is confident marathon organizers will share any important information with organizations that could not attend.
The marathon’s Jewish chief executive, Nick Bitel, said he is regretful Jewish charities will be unable to attend the meeting but that written information from the briefing will available for them and any other charity that could not attend the sit-down.
“September is a very busy month in the Jewish calendar and I am afraid it is not always possible to avoid a clash,” he said.