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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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A Thursday conference in Tel Aviv University's Stephen Roth Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism and Racism discussed the survey's results and focused on whether there is a crisis today between the two largest Jewish communities in the world, as well as the issue of anti-Semitism in America.
But controversially, Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party chose to omit examples of contemporary antisemitism as listed by the IHRA from the party's code of conduct.
In contemporary antisemitism, as distinct from the medieval type, the expectation of punishing the sinner who created this system is replaced with the fear of its universal proliferation and domination in place of the true Word, the very existence and verity of which is irrevocably connected with both the existence and the disappearance of Judaism and its followers.
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.
Instead, she supplies only generic and peremptory assertions equating past expressions of Christian hostility toward Judaism with contemporary antisemitism and anti-Zionism.
Countering Contemporary Antisemitism in Britain: Government and Civil Society Responses Between Universalism and Particularism
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.
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.
Second, it relates to current victimizations in discussing the relation of contemporary antisemitism and racism(s) incorrectly, especially with regard to anti-Muslim racism.
This is the first book on contemporary antisemitism by a gentile (of the British sort).

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