antisemitism

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an·ti-Sem·i·tism

or an·ti·sem·i·tism (ăn′tē-sĕm′ĭ-tĭz′əm, ăn′tī-)
n.
1. Hostility toward or prejudice against Jews or Judaism.
2. Discrimination against Jews.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.antisemitism - the intense dislike for and prejudice against Jewish peopleantisemitism - the intense dislike for and prejudice against Jewish people
racism - the prejudice that members of one race are intrinsically superior to members of other races
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In a bizarre response to the woman's fears over rising anti-Semitism in France following the attack on a kosher supermarket in which four Jewish shoppers were murdered, Wilcox tied the attack to Israel, interrupting mid-sentence to inform her that "many critics though of Israel's policy would suggest that the Palestinians suffer hugely at Jewish hands as well.
The gesture has been linked to anti-Semitism in France and The European Jewish Congress has claimed Anelka should be subjected to the same punishment handed out to those who perform a Nazi salute.
Finally, contemporary anti-Semitism after the Holocaust is discussed in papers exploring the "new" anti-Semitism in France, prejudice and political culture in the Islamic Near East, anti-Semitism and Islamic fundamentalism, and other topics.