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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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For McGill sociologist Morton Weinfeld, polarizing debates, such as those occurring annually during IAW, showcase the various forms of contemporary Jew-hatred and political antisemitism in public spaces.
Since the last decades of the nineteenth century political antisemitism emerged in France and Germany and flourished in such organizations as clubs, unions, and political parties.
But a still more crucial aspect of American exceptionalism, has been Americas's rejection of political antisemitism, which (as the novel suggests) Europeans will never abandon.
40) Political antisemitism never prevented American Jews from being integrated into the major political parties or from holding public office.
Although political antisemitism flared up in the early 1880s, and again in the 1890s, antisemitic politicians had great difficulty pressing their agenda in the city council.
Political antisemitism has always been a creation of social elite groups, which use it to accomplish various political goals.
328), the failure of his diplomacy to solve modern political antisemitism in Romania (p.
He concludes that Americans have "repudiated political antisemitism without renouncing entirely popular antisemitism that has prevailed over the centuries" (268).
But Jews were then associated with Germany's sudden and humiliating defeat, and the political antisemitism of the Weimar period would be infinitely more violent than its pre-war predecessor.
The thesis that Jewish-Christian relations were on firmer ground because of pragmatic materialism is appealing, but one wants to know how, in the end, Cologne's experience differed from other major centers in the subsequent era of political antisemitism and mass politics.
Already at the time of the 2002 survey we found that discriminative antisemitism was more common among groups of lower social status and that political antisemitism was more common among groups of higher social status (Kovacs, 2010, pp.
Entries can be found on all forms of antisemitism, such as ancient, medieval, and modern antisemitism; pagan, Christian, and Muslim antisemitism; and religious, economic, psychosocial, racial, cultural, and political antisemitism.

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