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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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Sen Gupta obtained his MA in liberal studies from the University of Memphis in 2010, with a thesis entitled "Totality or Infinity: Christian Theology and Judaeophobia." He is a PhD candidate in the history of ideas program at the University of Texas at Dallas; his dissertation is on post-Holocaust ethics, with particular emphasis on the thought of Emmanuel Levinas.
For instance, they keep talking about Islamophobia and expect that nobody will see how they are engaged with and constantly fuel "Westophobia," "Christianophobia," "Judaeophobia" and "anti-Semitism." I am not saying that Islamophobia does not exist and we must blame the victims.
We cannot credibly fight Islamophobia while making excuses for Judaeophobia."
Historians no longer write as adherents of the "noble" Roth school, yet equally they should not see British antisemitism solely through Continental lenses, for while elements of Judaeophobia were imported, more important were the native strands.
Older religious Judaeophobia is said to have morphed into supposedly "more sophisticated" antisemitism at about this time.