Tag Archives: anti-Semitism

What To Do About American Nazis On Campus?

There has been a lively debate about free speech on campus of late. It began with Zionism and BDS and has since morphed into racism and fascism. There is every reason to think that, with the increasing popularity of the … Continue reading

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Trump Cemetery Desecration (Toppled)

Trump turns America over.

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(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  Trump 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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