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'Big Brother' Shiksa

Shiksa Learns

Jews Have Jewish Names

8/8/2007 12:59 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Click to play!Relations between Israel and the "Big Brother" house are strained today, after a somewhat anti-Semitic rant from crybaby housemate Amber hit the Internet this week. Oy vey!

Where to begin, already? First of all, Amber said the majority of Jews she knows are "selfish." She then went on to say that her mom and sister explained to her that one can tell who is Jewish based on "their last name" and "by their nose." Gevalt! Amber then proceeded to tell a story about a selfish waitress she worked with who turned out to be ... wait for it ... Jewish! Didn't see that one coming! A shonda!

Jameka, who was on the receiving end of Amber's deep thoughts, reminded Amber that she shouldn't make blanket statements like that. "Yeah, you're right," Amber replied. "There is so much to think about." Most of which, it would seem, Amber has avoided thus far. Shmendrik.

William S. Paley, Ukrainian Jew, was largely responsible for the rise of the CBS network.

UPDATE: Abraham Foxman, National Director of the
Anti-Defamation League tells TMZ: "It's offensive. It's part of the unintended consequences of the communications revolution. Anybody can say what they do - but reality shows are now giving license to these expressions of anti-Semitism. Now, all of a sudden, the world is privy to their bigotry and it's on national television... then enhanced on YouTube. What they've done is distributed anti-Semitism -- which started as a private conversation -- and by putting it on a reality TV show broadcast it to the world at large. I want CBS to understand they are facilitating anti-Semitism. They should act responsibly to the community; they are legitimizing bigoted conversation."

UPDATE: CBS has issued the following statement:
"BIG BROTHER is a reality show about watching a group of people who have no privacy 24/7 - and seeing every moment of their lives. At times, the Houseguests reveal prejudices and other beliefs that we do not condone. We certainly find the statements made by Amber Siyavus on the live Internet feed to be offensive and they will not be part of any future broadcast on the CBS Television Network.

Any views or opinions expressed in personal commentary by a Houseguest appearing on BIG BROTHER 8, either on any live feed from the House or the broadcast, are those of the individual(s) speaking and do not represent the views or opinions of CBS or the producers of the program."


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why is it that when Imus, who worked for CBS made anti-semitic or racial comments he was fired...and now CBS condones this behavior...Reality or NOT !!!

2577 days ago


Are you seriously saying she is a bad person because she used to be an addict. Give me me a break. Everyone says stupid stuff at one point.. DON'T EVEN DENY IT !!! Fortunately for us the camera isn't in our face, but how stupid all you who have judged would feel if we could rewind the tape.

2577 days ago


You know, you gotta wonder about a race, where most of the world wants them dead. The Germans , the Russians and almost all of the middle east. Nobody wants them .Makes you wonder.

2577 days ago


Prejudiced or not, Amber just showed what an ignorant fool she is! Unfortunately American is full of ignorant fools!

2577 days ago


I suppose I should start assuming that all crybabies are also drug addicts?

2577 days ago

holder of three minorities    

128, this is for you, since ignorant people like you are the REAL & HUGE problem this world face. Being a jew is something from the soul, that is called FEITH. Judaism exist, dispite the hatred of people like you, for more than 3000 years, in that "land" that happened to be a country (after the death of millions of people in the nazi's hands) that blooms, and keeps going even though is surrended by enemies. But I agree with you when you said "if the Jews were treated fairly", because that could ended the intolerance this people lived throughout their history. Behind Amber's comments lies once again, the painful history of Jewish people.

2577 days ago

holder of three minorities    

Sorry 128, is for 126....

2577 days ago

Boycott Jews    

Anti-Semites are free to hate Jews, but they shouldn't be hypocrites. They should boycott all things Jewish or invented or inhanced by Jews. Start with penicillin and most other antibiotics. no more cell phones or computers as most of the modern componenets were invented and produced in Israel. The next time you have a medical emergency, fly over to Syria or Iran to be treated since most of the best hospitals here are staffed by Jewish Drs.
A few interesting facts about those terrible Jews:

The Global Jewish population is approximately 14,000,000, or about 0.02% of the world population.

They have received the following Nobel Prizes:


1910 - Paul Heyse

1927 - Henri Bergson

1958 - Boris Pasternak

1966 - Shmuel Yosef Agnon

1966 - Nelly Sachs

1976 - Saul Bellow

1978 - Isaac Bashevis Singer

1981 - Elias Canetti

1987 - Joseph Brodsky

1991 - Nadine Gordimer World


1911 - Alfred Fried

1911 - Tobias Michael Carel Asser

1968 - Rene Cassin

1973 - Henry Kissinger

1978 - Menachem Begin

1986 - Elie Wiesel

1994 - Shimon Peres

1994 - Yitzhak Rabin


1905 - Adolph Von Baeyer

1906 - Henri Moissan

1907 - Albert Abraham Michelson

1908 - Gabriel Lippmann

1910 - Otto Wallach

1915 - Richard Willstaetter

1918 - Fritz Haber

1921 - Albert Einstein

1922 - Niels Bohr

1925 - James Franck

1925 - Gustav Hertz

1943 - Gustav Stern

1943 - George Charles de Hevesy

1944 - Isidor Issac Rabi

1952 - Felix Bloc h

1954 - Max Born

1958 - Igor Tamm

1959 - Emilio Segre

1960 - Donald A. Glaser

1961 - Robert Hofstadter

1961 - Melvin Calvin

1962 - Lev Davidovich Landau

1962 - Max Ferdinand Perutz

1965 - Richard Phillips Feynman

1 965 - Julian Schwinger

1969 - Murray Gell-Mann

1971 - Dennis Gabor

1972 - William Howard Stein

1973 - Brian David Josephson

1975 - Benjamin Mottleson

1976 - Burton Richter

1977 - Ilya Prigogine

1978 - Arno Allan Penzias

1978 - Peter L Kapitza

1979 - Stephen Weinberg

1979 - Sheldon Glashow

1979 - Herbert Charle s Brown

1980 - Paul Berg

1980 - Walter Gilbert

1981 - Roald Hoffmann

1982 - Aaron Klug

1985 - Albert A. Hauptman

1985 - Jerome Karle

1986 - Dudley R. Herschbach

1988 - Robert Huber

1988 - Leon Lederman

1988 - Melvin Schwartz

1988 - Jack Steinberger

198 9 - Sidney Altman

1990 - Jerome Friedman

1992 - Rudolph Marcus

1995 - Martin Perl

2000 - Alan J. Heeger


1970 - Paul Anthony Samuelson

1971 - Simon Kuznets

1972 - Kenneth Joseph Arrow

1975 - Leonid Kantorovich

1976 - Milton Friedman

1978 - Herbert A. Simon

1980 - Lawrence Robert Klein

1985 - Franco Modigliani

1987 - Robert M. Solow

1990 - Harry Markowitz

1990 - Merton Miller

1992 - Gary Becker

1993 - Robert Fogel


1908 - Elie Metchnikoff

1908 - Paul Erlich

1914 - Robert Barany

1922 - Otto Meyerhof

1930 - Karl Landsteiner

1931 - Otto Warburg

1936 - Otto Loewi

1944 - Joseph Erlanger

1944 - Herbert Spencer Gasser

1945 - Ernst Boris Chain

1946 - Hermann Joseph Muller

1950 - Tadeus Reichstein

1952 - Selman Abra ham Waksman

1953 - Hans Krebs

1953 - Fritz Albert Lipmann

1958 - Joshua Lederberg

1959 - Arthur Kornberg

1964 - Konrad Bloch

1965 - Francois Jaco b

1965 - Andre Lwoff

1967 - George Wald

1968 - Marshall W. Nirenberg

1969 - Salvador Luria

1970 - Julius Axelrod

1970 - Sir Bernard Katz

1972 - Gerald Maurice Edelman

1975 - Howard Martin Temin

1976 - Baruch S. Blumberg

1977 - Roselyn Sussman Yalow

1978 - Daniel Nathans

1980 - Baruj Benacerraf

1984 - Cesar Milstein

1985 - Michael Stuart Brown

1985 - Joseph L. Goldstein

1986 - Stanley Cohen [& Rita Levi-Montalcini]

1988 - Gertrude Elion

1989 - Harold Varmus

1991 - Erwin Neher

1991 - Bert Sakmann

1993 - Richard J. Roberts

1993 - Phillip Sharp

1994 - Alfred Gilman

1995 - Edward B. Lewis
Sorry I didn't have time to add the 45 more Jewish winners to the list.

2577 days ago


What many of you do not realize is that the ADL functions to eliminate not just anti-semitism, but to eliminate all forms of hate, ie. anti-black, anti-muslim, anti-gay, etc. It has a wonderful education program to teach tolerance and understanding. If some of you would educate yourselves before writing you would know that.

2577 days ago


Why be so upset by the ignorance of others? I used to be greatly offended, now I am just amused. You think the comments of this girl make people think, "Yeah, those Jews are selfish."? Nah, they are just thinking that she must be pretty dumb to say things like that on NATIONAL TV (of course, she is on the show. 'nuf said!). A Jew myself, I still do believe in free speech. She was not inciting others, she was stating her viewpoint. To paraphrase - I might not like what she said, but I believe in her right to say it.

2577 days ago

Hot Jewish guy in KC    

Wow-she is UNBELIEVABLY STUPID! But she isn't on reality tv because she has a Masters in Communication or a JD, she is there because her obvious lack of social graces obtain ratings and make her look stupid so more people tune in to watch and see how her lack of education and upbringing contribute to the declining moral fabric of society; I saw mention of her mother and sister, but where is her father?

2577 days ago

Pessia Cohen    

Another black day in Jewish history,
As a Jew, I'm ashamed on behalf of all non-Jews who have to take responsibility for the words of one person.

And Hot Jewish guy...are you really?

2577 days ago


On the Real World Denver a castmate referred to his black roommates by using the "N" word, I don't remember TMZ or any other news organization speaking out about that. If every time someone says something, the first reaction is to throw the person off the air, the problem will not go away, it will just go underground. This is still the USA and you don't have to like, tolerate, or be nice to anyone you don't want to. TMZ is always talking about Al Sharpton and his incessant blathering and they are guilty of the same thing, but only when it is anti-semitic. I wonder why.

2577 days ago


After watching tonight's episode of Big Brother, I can understand Amber's anger w/Eric. As far as racial/ethnic statements go....I don't see Mr. Foxman from the Anti-Defamation League up in arms when Gene Simmons (On his show Family Jewels) told his son Nick to close the hood of his car and quit trying to be a mechanic because that's what Gentiles are for. Why is bigotry against Caucasian Christians acceptable in this country?

2577 days ago

holder of three minorities    

OMG,145 you are disgusting!! How can you say something like that about Jameka? you are waaaaay worst than Amber!!! I can't stand racism....Your comment is outrageous, offensive, and anti-everything!!! Do you have a mom, a sister, a female friend????? Wisihing a woman to be raped???? You are seriously ill..

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