Category Archives: Jew Hatred

On keeping your suitcases packed

I have always thought that curiosity about oneself is self-indulgent. Nothing bored me more than people that wanted to tell me what they had discovered about themselves in psychotherapy. Just get on with it, was my motto. I don’t care … Continue reading

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Concentrate on the signal, ignore the noise

The latest UNESCO resolution on “Occupied Palestine” is both nothing and something. It is nothing because it changes nothing. It cannot render “null and void” Israel’s possession of Jerusalem or its status as our capital city (echoing Hamas’ new document … Continue reading

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Supersessionism, new and old

Dr. Richard Landes has written a great deal about honor-shame cultures, like the Arab culture. In an honor-shame culture, what’s important is not how you see yourself, but how others see you. Loss of honor in such a culture is … Continue reading

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No hope for slanderers

…ולמלשינים אל תהי תקווה וכל הרשעה כרגע יאבדו “Let there be no hope for slanderers (מלשינים, transliterated “malshinim”) and may all wickedness perish in an instant…” [tr. Artscroll with minor changes] That is the beginning of the twelfth blessing of … Continue reading

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An explosion of Jew-hatred – or a coup?

It seems like every day brings a new anti-Jewish incident in the US. Journalists are harassed by anti-Jewish Twitter trolls, cemeteries are desecrated and Jewish organizations receive bomb threats. Of course it is not like Jew-hatred in France, where Jewish … Continue reading

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