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.
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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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The thesis that Jewish-Christian relations were on firmer ground because of pragmatic materialism is appealing, but one wants to know how, in the end, Cologne's experience differed from other major centers in the subsequent era of political antisemitism and mass politics.
Rubinstein seems infuriated by scholars such as David Cesarani, Tony Kushner, Geoffrey Alderman, Gisela Lebzelter, and Richard Bolchover, among others, whom he claims over-emphasize the prevalence and impact of antisemitism in England and the failures of the elite Jewish leadership, and who tend to diminish the story of historic Anglo-Jewish socioeconomic success and achieved respectability.
The radically imbalanced power relationship he uncovers in the hostile ethnographic description of Jews by Christians in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries is, surely, the result of more than just traditional antisemitism.
This is a book about Catholicism's struggle with modernity throughout the 20th century as much as it is about the history of interwar antisemitism in Poland.
Toward the end, I asked him why he hadn't condemned the antisemitism of Michael Cokely, an aide to Eugene Sawyer, the mayor of Chicago, who claimed Jewish doctors were injecting the AIDS virus into blacks.
The Critics and the Prioress: Antisemitism, Criticism, and Chaucer's Prioress's Tale
Rhetorical and physical manifestations of antisemitism are directed toward Jewish or non-Jewish individuals and/or their property, toward Jewish community institutions and religious facilities.
This Special Issue of the Journal for the Study of Antisemitism contains a collection of papers that were presented at the International Conference "Contemporary Antisemitism and Racism in the Shadow of the Holocaust"--the midterm conference of the Research Network on Ethnic Relations, Racism and Antisemitism within the European Sociological Association.
It is important because it offers an alternative method for evaluating the role of antisemitism in twentieth-century modernism and Woolf studies; it is difficult because it entails detailed close readings of rhetorical strategies that reveal modernism's "civil" antisemitism.
Contributors examine the factors underlying this modern guise of antisemitism on US and UK campuses including administrators' double standard of sensitivity to racist, sexist, and homophobic but not antisemitic activity at their schools; New Left activists' pro-Palestinian position; fear of offending Muslim students; and youth culture messages, e.
But Julius traces his interest in anti-Jewish prejudice even earlier, to childhood memories, his first investigations of antisemitism in literature while at Oxford, and his "solidarity .
Given the book's focus on college campuses, it is not surprising that two-thirds of the essays in Antisemitism on Campus deal primarily with what is sometimes described as the "new anti-Semitism," in which Jews around the world are harassed, demonized and attacked by opponents of Israel for the alleged crimes of the "Jewish State.