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or an·ti·sem·i·tism (ăn′tē-sĕm′ĭ-tĭz′əm, ăn′tī-)
1. Hostility toward or prejudice against Jews or Judaism.
2. Discrimination against Jews.
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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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They have to acknowledge that anti-Semitism in Poland was a problem of longevity.
But there are paragraphs in the book that seem to be added by a copyeditor, rubbing in accusations of anti-Semitism in Poland sponsored by the Catholic Church.
Gross would later write another controversial book, Fear: Anti-Semitism in Poland After Auschwitz, excavating memories of postwar hatred and violence against the country's few remaining Jews, most notably the barbaric 1946 mass killing in the town of Kielce (which some historians believe was instigated by Soviet occupation authorities).
Anti-Semitism in Poland, in other words, is not bound up with criticism of Israel.