Anti-Semitism

Dr. Gabriel Barkay, professor at Bar-Ilan University, talks about the dangerous new idea of Temple denial, not only in Arab circles, but “a growing phenomenon in Europe and America, particularly in leftist intellectual circles.� (JPost)

In today’s Germany, can one Jew legally call another Jew an anti-Semite? (Jewish Chronicle, Forward)

The Slovenian intellectual Slavoj Žižek says “in the liberal multiculturalist perspective, all groups can assert their identity – except Jews, whose very self-assertion equals Zionist racism.�
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The layers of information placed over Google Earth has become a new battleground for anti-Israel postings. (JPost, JTA)

The author of a new book argues “The concept of chosenness has been and still is the driving force behind Jewish-Gentile relations,” and is a root cause for anti-Semitism. (JPost)

The Southern Poverty Law Center provides detailed coverage of recent anti-Semitic activities at University of Oregon, and University of California, Irvine. (SPLCenter.org)

A look at the continuing struggle against anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism on campus, amidst some disagreement on how serious the problem actually is. (L.A. Jewish Journal)

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