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Oct 8, 2020, 5:29 PM
Anti-Semitism and our New Moral Currency
Anti-Semitism is a virus the tenacity of which would almost be a wonder to behold if the outcomes weren't so blood-drenched. It adapts and changes to fit whatever time, place, cultural and economic context in which it finds itself....
Sep 27, 2020, 1:00 AM
Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Death: Religion and Peoplehood
The death of United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has resonated far beyond the borders of the United States of America. Sadly and inevitably her death has become yet another fissure in the already crack-ridden edifice of...
May 2, 2019, 4:01 PM
Is Jeremy Corbyn an Anti-Semite?
Can we now dispense with the ever more threadbare fiction that Jeremy Corbyn is not himself anti-Semitic? Even four years ago the weave of the arguments for this looked thin. Today the claim that Corbyn doesn’t harbour anti-Jewish sentiment...
Apr 28, 2019, 11:32 PM
The New York Times Cartoon: Mainstreaming Left-Wing Anti-Semitism
The New York Times is meant to be the paper of record of America. Let the record show that this paper now condones anti-Semitic portrayals of Israel that wouldn’t look far out of place in the internet sewers inhabited...
Apr 26, 2019, 8:36 AM
Anti-Semitism, Israel and Moral Relativism
The Israeli elections caused controversy both in Israel and across the West. Predictably, opinion influencers on the far (and not so far) left looked to them to validate their worst fears about the country, especially as Benjamin Netanyahu was...
Jan 27, 2019, 8:58 PM
Why I Write about Anti-Semitism: Holocaust Memorial Day Reflections
There are a variety of reasons for my writing about anti-Semitism as a non-Jew. The anniversary of the Shoah seemed an appropriate time to reflect on what these reasons could be. My own reasons for writing on this subject...
Sep 14, 2018, 5:29 PM
The Triple Threat Facing Jews in Europe: Islamism
A while ago I started a series of posts on the triple-threat facing Europe’s Jews. I first looked at various data, which makes for grim reading. I then introduced each form of anti-Semitism, from the Far-Left, Far-Right and the...
Jul 16, 2018, 5:54 PM
The Triple Threat Facing Jews in Europe: The Left
The last post looked at the anti-Semitism of the Right, which is reminiscent of the old anti-Semitism, twisted in new ways by the Internet. In some ways, modern Left-wing anti-Semitism is also similar to that of its ideological roots...
Jul 14, 2018, 8:08 PM
The Triple Threat Facing Jews in Europe: The Right
The anti-Jewish sentiments examined in the last post were depressing, particularly as the Oslo study showed that in Germany, Far-right anti-Semitism was worse than Far-right anti-Semitism in the other countries surveyed. However, they were empirical examples and didn’t give...
Jul 10, 2018, 3:59 PM
The Triple-Threat Facing Jews in Europe
Melanie Phillips recently published an essay based on her Simon Weisenthal memorial lecture delivered on Holocaust Memorial Day. In it, she details the threats that Jews in Europe are facing today, and the picture she draws is both worrying...
Henry George is from Buckinghamshire in the UK. He is currently a freelance writer and is a graduate of King's College London, where he studied for an MA in War Studies.