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Tag: Anti-Semitism

Forty years ago, the exiled South African activist dared to teach Zionism critically. A furious backlash ensued.

Abena Ampofoa Asare

On the situation in Germany in the wake of October 7.

Daniel Boyarin makes the seemingly paradoxical proposal that in order to end Zionism, Jewishness should be defined as nationhood.

Joshua Abramson Cohen

Under the guise of fighting hate speech, the ADL has a long history of wielding its moral authority to attack Arabs, blacks, and queers.

Emmaia Gelman

Two Jewish activists discuss the place of anti-Semitism in contemporary movements for social justice.

Mark Tseng-Putterman, Donna Nevel

The resurgence of anti-Semitism today is not a quirk of Donald Trump. It has deep roots in powerful institutions.

Benjamin Balthaser

But it is increasingly difficult to question Israel’s policies without accusations of anti-Semitism.

David R. K. Adler

The focus on Muslim anti-Semitism obscures the real quandary of multiculturalism in Angela Merkel’s Germany.

Carlos Fraenkel

History has shown time and again that it is not possible to dehumanize an enemy while treating their cousins, aunts, and uncles with respect. 

Jason Stanley

Yascha Mounk explores Jewish identity in modern Germany.

Lucy McKeon

When it comes to the financial crisis, Democrats are especially prone to blaming Jews.

Yotam Margalit, Neil Malhotra

Hannah Arendt on being Jewish.

Vivian Gornick

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