Tag Archives: anti-Semitism

(Theta Tau) “Kike” (Syracuse University)

Re: the Theta Tau incident at Syracuse University, last week the university suspended and has since expelled the fraternity after 2 videos surfaced of fraternity members expressing homophobic, racist, misogynistic and abelist content at an induction ceremony.  In a parody of … Continue reading

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(Jacob & 12 Sons) Savage Jews (Francisco de Zurbarán)

What the hell kind of Jews are these? Am not sure I’ve ever seen anything like Francisco de Zurbarán’s Jacob and His Twelve Sons: Paintings from Auckland Castle, which were on view at and soon to leave the Frick. Painted in between … Continue reading

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(Gas Lighting) Art & Anti-Semitism (Mear One)

Immensely frustrating is the contention voiced by some defenders of the faith that this image at the heart of a genuine hue and cry about anti-Semitism and the left in the UK is NOT an anti-semitic image. It’s the very … Continue reading

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Not On Antisemitism (JVP)

If you are a gentile on the left side of the political spectrum and you want to be an ally to Jews, but do not fully understand the history of antisemitism and the politics of Israel and Palestine, you may … Continue reading

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Antisemitism Has Always Slipped Into Anti-Zionism (A Note from Damascus) (1929)

Here’s an interesting bit from Norman Stillman’s anthology of documents, Jews of Arab Lands in Modern Times. It was written in 1929 by A. Silberstein, the director of the Alliance School for Boys in Damascus in the wake of the anti-Jewish riots … Continue reading

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(Not Anti-Semitic) Anti-Zionism is Anti-Jewish (BDS)

Sometimes or often enough, anti-Semitism, loosely defined as an antipathy to Jews and Judaism, inflects BDS and anti-Zionism writ large. Recent evidence for such is sustained by a story recently making the rounds, which you can read here, regarding the … Continue reading

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UNDERSTANDING ANTISEMITISM: AN OFFERING TO OUR MOVEMENT (Jews For Racial & Economic Justice)

An excellent resource on understanding anti-Semitism from a left, anti-racist perspective put together by Jews For Racial & Economic Justice. The text is agnostic about Zionism, an ideology it refuses to reject out of hand, even as it supports legitimate criticism … Continue reading

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