Jew-baiting


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

Jew-baiting

n
active persecution or harassment of Jews
ˈJew-ˌbaiter n
Translations

Jew-baiting

References in periodicals archive ?
The editors of the online magazine Tablet are very worried: "What we increasingly can't stomacha[bar] is the use of Jew-baiting and other blatant and retrograde forms of racial and ethnic prejudice as tools to sell a political deal, or to smear those who oppose it.
The Editors cite a number of articles from The New York Times and the The Washington Post that supposedly reveal "the use of Jew-baiting and other blatant and retrograde forms of racial and ethnic prejudice as tools to sell a political deal, or to smear those who oppose it.
And at the same time, this man whose political abilities Farage claims to be able admire is providing funding to right-wing groups like the Jew-baiting Jobbik in Hungary with the aim of destabilising the European Union and cementing Russian influence.
If nationalists believe that they will not curry favor with Ukrainians by engaging in Jew-baiting, then that is a welcome development.
For Leo Franklin, the local rabbi who just happened to live down the block from the anti-Semite, courting of his good will through the cultivation of a personal relationship was the non-confrontational way of moving Ford away from Jew-baiting.
Whether or not IDF soldiers deliberately change the opening and closing times of check points in the West Bank in order to harass Palestinians, I do not know, but even if they do, no matter how wrong it is, there is absolutely no equivalence between that and the ghettos, the labour camps, the starvation, the disease, the denial of paid work, and the Jew-baiting, that occurred in Germany and Eastern Europe between 1933 and the Holocaust.
WE OFTEN ask ourselves what can have made millions of Germans become Jew-baiting and hating, become unspeakably evil concentration camp staff, become the creatures goaded to greater excess by well-bred and educated Aryans who'd witnessed stinking chimneys by day, then returned to their families as loving husbands and fathers.
And men as respected as Henry Ford and Lindbergh were guilty of Jew-baiting and Nazi sympathies.
Mischa Richter had Henry Ford driving a Model T with the German American Bund and Jew-baiting radio personality Father Coughlin in the back seat (to be fair, Ford was an open anti-Semite).
Dionne's assertion that "He [Buckley] was, to his everlasting credit, the scourge of an anti-Semitism that once had a hold on significant parts of the right" makes strange reading: because Buckley, while he demonised the John Birch Society and suchlike non-violent organisations for purported extremism, indulged the obsessively Jew-baiting academic Revilo Oliver for years (Oliver was a member of Buckley's wedding party).
He lovingly paints his homeland as a backward, racist, women-hating, Jew-baiting domain filled with inbred idiots and trashy prostitutes.
In doing so, they resembled the political right wing, which claimed that persecution of it was the new Jew-baiting.