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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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Although the term anti-Semitism did not become commonly used until the end of the 19th century -- when Germany popularized it as a scientific-sounding name for Judenhass (Jew-hatred) -- in a sense, Jews have been experiencing it at least as early as the 3rd century BC.
Kressels Buch ist wichtig, weil es sich auf die Darstellung jenes Antisemitismus nicht beschrankt, sondern den ignoranten Umgang mit diesem Judenhass zum Thema macht.
Hitler's Judenhass thrived in an atmosphere of financial insecurity, when those "others" could be cast as job stealers and cultural or religious enemies.
Serving as "a common target for any and all Judenhass [Jew hatred]," Ahasverus "enjoyed a burst of popularity" between 1890 and 1920 in Germany, says Brichetto.
51) "The Judenhass in History," The Saturday Review, 27 January 1882.
Judenhass war so stark in ihm, dass er sich weigerte, an einem Tisch zu essen, wo Juden assen.