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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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But a still more crucial aspect of American exceptionalism, has been Americas's rejection of political antisemitism, which (as the novel suggests) Europeans will never abandon.
40) Political antisemitism never prevented American Jews from being integrated into the major political parties or from holding public office.
Although political antisemitism flared up in the early 1880s, and again in the 1890s, antisemitic politicians had great difficulty pressing their agenda in the city council.
He concludes that Americans have "repudiated political antisemitism without renouncing entirely popular antisemitism that has prevailed over the centuries" (268).

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