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Antisemitism today how it is the same, how it is different, and how to fight it by Kenneth S. Stern

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Published by American Jewish Committee in New York, NY .
Written in English


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StatementKenneth S. Stern.
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LC ClassificationsDS
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 216 p. ;
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22766989M
ISBN 109780874951400
OCLC/WorldCa77539923

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Antisemitism can manifest in a myriad of ways, including: stereotypes and attitudes about Jews, scapegoating, name-calling and bullying, online expressions of bias and hate, swastikas and other hate symbols scrawled in public spaces, antisemitic rhetoric, vandalism in synagogues and Jewish cemeteries, hate crimes like the shooting at the Tree.   “Lipstadt’s method of Socratic dialogue allows her to write a number of enlightening essays on a wide range of historical aspects and current manifestations of antisemitism. This book is a must-read at a time of a mounting wave of aggressive nationalism and xenophobia in the world today.” —Jan T. Gross, author of Neighbors: The. This book illustrates the two clear trends in antisemitism today: “old” antisemitism, based in religious and racist prejudices, which has largely disappeared from public discourse in the West after the defeat of Nazi Germany, but has resurfaced in the last quarter-century in the face of right wing frustration of weakening nation states in a globalized world; and “new” antisemitism, or.   In an interview with NPR's Michel Martin about her new book Antisemitism: Here and Now historian Deborah Lipstadt discusses the recent resurgence of anti-Semitism on the political left and right.

This book illustrates the two clear trends in antisemitism today: "old" antisemitism, based in religious and racist prejudices, which has largely disappeared from public discourse in the West after the defeat of Nazi Germany, but has resurfaced in the last quarter-century in the face of rightwing frustration of weakening nation states in a globalized world; and "new" antisemitism, or the. Books shelved as antisemitism: The Plot Against America by Philip Roth, The Plot: The Secret Story of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion by Will Eisner. Martin Luther (–) was a German professor of theology, priest and seminal leader of the positions on Judaism continue to be controversial. These changed dramatically from his early career, where he showed concern for the plight of European Jews to his later years, when embittered by his failure to convert them to Christianity, he became outspokenly antisemitic in his.   Fighting Antisemitism today: Learning from the Holocaust In the context of rising antisemitism, lessons from the Holocaust cannot be : BENJY SINGER.

  Lipstadt’s new book, “Antisemitism: Here and Now” — completed long before the massacre at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue, but made all the more timely in . The first 25 people to register will receive a complimentary copy of the book, donated by the Holocaust Legacy Foundation. (There is a limit of one free book per family.) For additional information, contact Sharon Wyner at or [email protected]   Anti-Semitism, sometimes called history’s oldest hatred, is hostility or prejudice against Jewish people. The Nazi Holocaust is history’s most extreme example of anti-Semitism. Anti-Semitism.   Corbyn described the book as “brilliant” and “very controversial”, the Times first reported. He wrote the foreword when the book was reissued in , four years before becoming Labour leader.