Tag Archives: anti-Semitism

Anti-Zionism & Anti-Semitism & Jewish Power

Apologies for this long, unpleasant post and the reactive content. Some of the material began to gestate last summer. Rather than string them out over a number of days as individual blogposts, I have composited a set of smaller single … Continue reading

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(2’s) Jews & Muslims & POC

This is the pattern: More and more, Jews and Muslims and POC are going to be bound together at the hip in an incredibly complex and painful dynamic of twos. [1] Prominent Muslim Americans and people of color say dodgy … Continue reading

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The Gentile (Jewish Invisibility & Disappearance)

There are how many books about Jews and Jewish identity? Cynthia Baker wrote an important book, Jew and the Jew and the Jewish question and problem are historical objects.  But what about gentiles and the Gentile? Or is it impolite, not … Continue reading

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The Hard Jewish Anti-Zionist Left: Lousy Allies & Gas Lighting Anti-Semitism

Something incendiary I wrote for the Forward about the radical Jewish left and hard anti-Zionism, going after Jews, and gas lighting anti-Semitism helping no one, not Jews and the Jewish community, and not the intersectional Jewish left. Michelle Goldberg writes … Continue reading

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Gentiles Must Think Jews Are Out Of Our Minds

I live in something of a Jewish bubble, so I often find myself wondering what gentile family, friends, colleagues, and students think when Jewish social media goes off the rails every so often or with great frequency concerning Israel or … Continue reading

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Sharp Critical Response by President of Pitzer College To Haifa BDS

In addition to violating core principles of academic inquiry and freedom, recent campaigns by BDS to end study abroad in Israel should be recognized as a body blow targeting Jewish students and Jewish Studies. Rightly concerned about the impact of … Continue reading

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(Trump) You Don’t Have to Hate Jews to Stoke Anti-Semitism (Joshua Shanes)

Kudos to Joshua Shanes for this remarkable op-ed at the WaPo. Extending Joshua’s argument a little, he bats down the lie that you hear about Trump (and also about anti-Zionism?) that you can’t be an anti-Semite if you don’t hate … Continue reading

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