Jew-baiting


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Jew-baiting

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active persecution or harassment of Jews
ˈJew-ˌbaiter n
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Jew-baiting

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"In a climate of escalating Jew-hate, particularly coming from self-described progressives, it is especially alarming that Bernie Sanders would put in charge of his presidential campaign and foreign-policy portfolio two people so deeply at the heart of an anti-Semitism scandal and cancer that had to be cut out from the Center for American Progress for engaging in vile Jew-baiting, including attacking pro-Israel Democratic members of Congress as 'Likudniks' and American Jews as 'Israel firsters,' " former Clinton aide Josh Block told JNS.
And Ruth Smeeth, vicechair of the Parliamentary Labour Party, said: "He is becoming notorious for Jew-baiting, saying things which are outrageous, aligning himself with people who are offensive."
He has been engaged in a similar bromance with Viktor Orban, the ultra-nationalist prime minister of Hungary, who barely veils his Jew-baiting and has eulogized Miklos Horthy, a Hungarian leader who collaborated with the Nazis.
How's this for playing against stereotype?<br />Keith Ellison, who has long battled to escape the fallout from his long-ago defense of Jew-baiting Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, first emerged on the political scene 30 years agofighting anti-Semitism.<br />"I would do it again today," Ellison said during an hourlong June 29 interview at a University Avenue coffee shop in St.
However, Osman is careful not to pity the Islamists, as he makes mention of surreptitious political gamesmanship carried out by some factions and toxic "Jew-baiting" disseminated by others.
By the early 1900s, Glover argues, this novel anti-Semitic formation (the term itself only migrated to Britain in the 1880s from Germany, where it was coined a few years before by Wilhelm Marr) had come to deliver the malleable language through which the immigration was now mainly understood, supplanting the older and looser terms like 'Judeophobia' or 'Jew-baiting'.
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." They charge the Obama White House with orchestrating a smear campaign that labels opponents of the deal as "agents of a foreign power" or accuses them of "selling their votes to shadowy lobbyists, or of acting contrary to the best interests of the United States."
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. If anything, it was an act of faith that moved the religious leader to speak of the antagonist's possible rehabilitation by "people he knows and trusts" (78).
(7) 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.