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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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Moshe Kantor Database for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism and Racism.
They discuss the Armenian genocide, including learning from the past to identify conditions that lead to genocide, the role of the relationship between Turks and Armenians, literature and film as a means for understanding the genocide, and the genocide as jihad; the relationship between Nazis and Islamic jihadists; and why lessons of the Holocaust have not decreased contemporary antisemitism.
Instead, she supplies only generic and peremptory assertions equating past expressions of Christian hostility toward Judaism with contemporary antisemitism and anti-Zionism.
Unfortunately, contemporary antisemitism is not a separate and distinct phenomenon unrelated to the antisemitism that culminated in the Holocaust.
Together, warns Wistrich, the vehemence of contemporary antisemitism adds up to a new "warrant for genocide" against Jews and Israel.
It has been argued, and is argued by Palmer, that contemporary Antisemitism has at least some Christian theological roots.
Countering Contemporary Antisemitism in Britain: Government and Civil Society Responses Between Universalism and Particularism
In Vienna, the actuality of National Socialism and related forms of antisemitism that are based on defensiveness against guilt can be felt at every turn, which was the reason for us to choose the focus on contemporary antisemitism in the shadow of the Holocaust as the focus for this conference.
The rampant Jew-baiting so manifest at the 2001 UN-sponsored "Anti-Racism Conference" in Durban further underlined the degree to which contemporary antisemitism, for example, has come to manipulate "anti-racism" against the Jewish State.
Symptomatic for this political stance is a "correspondence-theoretical" (2) view on contemporary antisemitism that considers "new", Israel-related antisemitism solely as an outcome of the Middle East conflict.
This is the first book on contemporary antisemitism by a gentile (of the British sort).
Even though all my interviewees emphasized the contemporary relevance of Holocaust Education, contemporary antisemitism was not mentioned.

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