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antisemitism



  • Chait: GOP Door is Now Open to Antisemites

    Since World War II, antisemitic conspiracists have been persona non grata in the party. Now, as the Republicans seek to govern with a shrinking share of the electorate, they're taking any help they can get. 



  • How Hitler's Favorite Passion Play Lost its Anti-Semitism

    The Oberammergau Passionspiele in the 1930s garnered praise from Hitler for its vilification of Jews for the death of Christ. Today, the village production reflects Germany's efforts to eradicate antisemitism from many of its traditional cultural products, though that process is slow and contentious. 



  • Orban's American Apologists

    by John Ganz

    Why is the leader of a small and politically insignificant European nation suddenly a celebrated hero for the American right? Orban's brand of nationalism represents a test of how far ethnonationalists can go in public. 



  • The Antisemite on Your TV

    Fox News talking head and former Trump diplomatic nominee Douglas Macgregor is a prominent font of familiar antisemitic conspiracy theories, writes Yair Rosenberg.



  • Holocaust Echoes in Ukraine Conspiracy Theories

    by Rafael Medoff

    Some reactions to the news coverage of horrors visited on civilians echo excuses and minimization of Nazi violence against Jews, including claims that the stories are part of a campaign of emotional manipulation. 



  • American Antisemitism and Nationalism in the Charlottesville Verdict

    by Victoria Saker Woeste

    The awarding of $25 million in damages from the organizers of the Unite the Right rally to nine people injured in the violence are not enough of a penalty to stop the political mobilization of antisemitism in the new white nationalist coalition.


  • Antisemitism is Toxic and Persistent. It's Not Inevitable

    by Ralph Seliger

    International Holocaust Remembrance Day (January 27) follows an armed hostage incident at a Texas synagogue. The author reflects on moments when societies have chosen to embrace or reject antisemitism at moments of crisis and concludes that while the risk to Jews today is real, it is not inevitable.



  • In Zemmour, France's Old Bigotry Finds New Voice

    by Mitchell Abidor and Miguel Lago

    Presidential candidate Éric Zemmour's Jewishness should not be a shield for his manipulation of France's historical bigotries for political gain.