Tag Archives: anti-Semitism

(Trump) Cemetery Desecration (Missouri 2017)

Across the country and up into the White House, what’s new is the scale of the new anti-Semitism. Trump America looks like anti-Semites vandalizing 170 to 200 gravestones at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in University City, Missouri near St. Louis. … Continue reading

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New Antisemitism in American Politics (Trump and Turx)

This is a sea change in the public sphere of American and American-Jewish political life. Watch the exchange posted below between Trump and journalist Jake Turx. The President expects a “friendly” question from Turx, obviously, because Turx is an orthodox … Continue reading

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Anti-American & Un-Jewish (Jared Kushner)

Given the force with which Jewish neo-conservatives have taken a stand against ┬áTrump and Trumpism, I want to parse this statement with some precision. Jared Kushner is the great hope of the Netanyahu wing of the Jewish right, especially on … Continue reading

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America First (American Jews & American Nazism)

Preparing for a faculty workshop, I was asked to comment among a collection of texts on the idea of Jewish peoplehood. One set of readings were taken from C.B. Sherman’s The Jew Within American Society, a text from 1965, with … Continue reading

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Nazi Detector App (Daniel Sieradski)

Love him or hate, from the twisted and fearless mind of Daniel Sieradski, it’s the Nazi Detector App. Right off his op-ed against anti-BDS legislation, you can read the latest here at the Forward. A technological tool for gutter politics, … Continue reading

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Jews and the Left in the UK (Keith Kahn-Harris)

For those following the story about Jews and the left, anti-Semitim and anti-Zionism in the United Kingdom, you can find here the wise words of Keith Kahn-Harris, whose problem is this. On the one hand, he’s resisting the hype. No, … Continue reading

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Israel (Anti-Zionism & Anti-Semitism)

What do we talk about when we talk about Israel? Not about Israel, and not even about Palestine, not about the occupation and not about the mechanisms that hold it in place, not about the political cartography in Jerusalem, Ramallah, … Continue reading

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