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The conversation: Why anti-Semitism is having a 'moment'

Galliano We're only three months into 2011 and already the Simon Wiesenthal Center's  'Top 10 Anti-Semitic Slurs' list is filling up with particularly despicable contenders. Between John Galliano's ranting declaration of love for Hitler, Julian Assange's paranoia that the Jews are after him, Charlie Sheen's "Chaim Lorre" remark and Japanese pop group Kishidan's Paris Hilton- and Prince Harry-style faux pas (they wore Nazi uniforms on MTV), anti-Semitism infiltrated the pop culture with the force of a hammer last week.

In a post devoid of its signature sarcasm, Gawker asked how it was possible that anti-Semitism was having a "moment."  But this is nothing new, at least at Dior, wrote Laurie Pike on Los Angeles Magazine's style blog. The question is why? Here are two takes:

From the New York Times, High Fascism by Rhonda Garelick:

At the root of the whole system is the most elusive myth of all: the impossible promise that fashion can vanquish physical inadequacy and aging, conferring the beauty and youth we see on the runways and on every page of Vogue — a cult of physical perfection very much at home in the history of fascism.

And although we insist on the racial diversity of fashion’s current standards of beauty, the fascists’ body ideal has persisted and expanded far beyond Europe. The hallmarks of the Nazi aesthetic — blue eyes, blond hair, athletic fitness and sharp-angled features — are the very elements that define what we call the all-American look, still visible in the mythic advertising landscapes of designers like (the decidedly non-Aryan) Ralph Lauren and Calvin Klein.

From the Telegraph, How anti-Semitism entered the zeitgeist by David Baddiel:

The truth is complex. One way into it is to ask: How is anti-Semitism different from other types of racial hatred? The answer, I think, can be found in the language. To return to the high priest of drunken Jew-hatred, Mel G (I know this makes him sound like a Spice Girl; it’s intentional). Mel said, in his rant of 2008: "Jews are responsible for all the wars in the world." This is key: Jews are the only race whose negative image as projected by racists is high-status. It’s the same with Julian Assange’s (alleged) notion that a cabal of powerful Jewish journalists are behind the smearing of WikiLeaks; it’s even somewhere in Charlie Sheen's renaming of the producer of his former sitcom Chuck Lorre as "Chaim Levine", carrying with it as it does two suggestions: one, that Jews are the controlling forces behind the U.S. media, and two, that they have disguised this fact about themselves and need to be outed.

Although they can also be called dirty, or cheating, or all the other unlovely adjectives that racists also apply to black people or Asians, it is only Jews who get this extra, subtle spin, that they are secretly in charge, secretly pulling the strings (of course it is only Jews who are not immediately recognisable as different, either – which is how we manage, I presume, to crawl under the wire and get weaving with all this secret stuff).

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Photo: John Galliano in March 2005. Credit: Horacio Villalobos / EPA

 

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xexon

I'll bite.

What we have in the world today is an entity that looks "Jewish", but is actually maching them all towards another bad ending. I'm talking about the modern zionist movement. While it may have started with good intentions, it has since morphed into a WHITE Jewish supremacist movement instead. A kosher KKK.

It was these Herzl zionists that founded Israel in 1948 as a ZIONIST state, not a Jewish one. This group is racist and militant and represents some of the world highest IQ's. Not because they're Jewish but because of who they were before coming Jews. They were bad apples even then.

It's zionism that's killing Jews around the world because the country they founded is breeding anti-semitism.

There is NO excuse for the human rights abuses inflicted upon Israel's Arabic populations. The state policies of land grabbing and outright murder are well documented. These Jewish nazis inhabiting the government of Israel need to be brought up for war crimes.

So when Israel misbehaves itself, it's Jews all around the world that have to take it on the chin. Because most people actually believe Israel represents Jews and Judaism.

You represent neither Judaism or world Jewry. All you represent is another agenda hiding behind a Jewish identity you're no longer are worthy of.

When you embrace this racist philosophy, you are no longer Jewish in my book.

Zionism has it's roots in Europe, not the Middle East. These same people collaborated with the nazis. Fed their own kinfolk to them. All for usurping the name and indentity of Judaism in a post WWII world. They were largely successful.

So you must be extremely careful in peeling zionism and Judaism apart. Most people can't do it. And that's why it has grown and become strong.

And threatening.

So I tell you this, until that wave of revolutionary change in the Middle East also blows through zionist Israel, it's not done.

And as long as we send US aid to it, we're attracting terrorists to our own lands.


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mansterEZ1

Why a recent surge in anti-semitism? Consider the source. Even an increase of one is an increase. There is no such thing as an unemployed Semite and their representation in various legislatures far outpaces their actual numbers in the general population. Why do sooo many Semites change their names in an overt attempt to remain invisible? Who wouldda thought Gabby Giffords was a Jew? I really had no clue. I wouldn't be surprised to hear that Loughner targeted her because of her faith.

stuff

Charlie Sheen didn't make a racial comment. He called his producer by his given name. Chuck Lorre changed his name to sound more anglo. As did Sheen, whose real name is Carlos Estevez.

stephen kindel

Anti-Semitism always has "a moment" as you call it whenever people perceive that they are on a downward economic slope and they perceive that the Jews they work with or for are not. Hitler' rants against the Jews were founded on economic arguments and then broadened into more traditional/historical forms of anti-Semitism. Charlie Sheen knows that Chuck Lorre has more sitcoms in the works but that his paydays end when his show ends. John Galliano has been under incredible pressure because his past few collections have been tepidly received, and Dior, as LVMH's top line, is not making money. His boss, David Toledano, might be moved to another division, but Galliano was facing the loss of reputation and position. As for Mel G, what can I say. His father is a Holocaust denier and the corn does not fall far from the tree. And Julian Assange is just another megalomaniac who thinks that he and only he knows what's best for the world, and needs to blame someone when caught with his pants down.

It doesn't matter to anti-Semites that there are poor Jews, dumb Jews (everyone who invested with Bernie Madoff proves that point) and Jews who have lost their homes to foreclosure. They can only see themselves in relation to others who are holding their own or who are on the rise relative to themselves. Bring a little prosperity back into the world and the "moment" is likely to pass.

Joe

"Jewish" is not a race. There are white, black and even yellow Jews (yes there are Chinese Jews) .

Dave Myers

Just when you think you've heard all the worse anti-semetic comments possible, here are the comments section full of them. Wow.

ru crazy

the rise is because of the obvious that nobody talks about.
Talk bad about muslims, christians or cutting off the flow of money to the UN and thats all ok. But have Rand Paul suggest we cut down financial support to isreal becasue america is broker and its called anti-semite hate speech. The ADL and SPLC get to name who the terrorists are in america and thats free speech. Bring up that maybe the isreals are being a little brutal to the palestians and thats hate speech. The fine line is where the 1st amendment exists and where it dosent. And from what I read it dosent when it comes to anything negative about isreal. But, I'm just another GOP-redneck-christian-hate speecher, so who am I to have an opinion, right? BTW- as a Christian I am very pro isreal, but when I suggested isreal should ease up on palestine I was damn near thrown out of my church.

Johnz52

Nothing happens in a vacuum.

Funny but you never see any other group bother cataloging every negative
comment, unkind remark or act the way one particular group does.

Face it there are haters in every group. Even Jews can be haters. Time to move on an quit rubbing the entire world's face in an attempt to claim the Guinness record as the most picked upon group in the entire history of mankind. The fact that some drugged out fashionista said he liked Hitler. Nobody gives a damn what that moron likes or doesn't like, the same with Charlie Sheen. He's an idiot, end of story. Give the Wiesenthal list a rest and quit crying "wolf" over every perceived indiscretion. A great many gentiles might be a bit more sympathetic when they are not getting beat over the head daily with a whine of anti-semitism.

me

The word has been over used and now doesn't have the same negative impact. Anybody who has been on the internet blogs in the past 5 years and even mentions something that Jewish posters do not agree with are labelled anti-semite. Over and over and over.

With all the atrocities committed by Israel maybe being called an anti-semite might not be that bad......

rusoviet

Love the veiled hatred that claims the creation of the State of Israel was based on white Jewish supremacist superceding its antecedent. Prove that - you can't.

The Grand Mufti Mohammad Amin al-Husayni met Adolf Hitler in 1941. This man of peace led the Arab revolt against Palestinian Jews from 1936-39.

The root cause of anti-Semitism is satanic - the absurdity of the hatred has nothing equaling it historically. The Arabs get a pass because they're 'people of color' as and yeah just what do Arabs and Mel Gibson have in common?

Everytime they get bombed they blame the Jews.

God help the Jews especially as the 'educated' left shifts now to what they state was the position of the extreme right - they've found a common cause.

xexon

Rusoviet,

You have a very skewed outlook on this situation.

Israel was founded by the followers of one Theo Herzl. Rank atheist and Jewish supremacist. These people are WHITE Jews of European decent. (And the very same ones Helen Thomas called out) Black Jews in zionist Israel are at the very bottom of the social structure. Only Arabs are lower. It's an apartheid society. Racially AND religiously segregated. One financed by over 60 years of US "aid".

When these Herzl zionists were looking for a homeland, Israel wasn't even their first choice. It was Romania. Now, what prompted a bunch of white, atheistic Jews to set up a colony right in the middle of Palestine? Atheists have no use for a "holy land", now do they? So we have to examine motive.

Zionism is such a racist philosophy, it can't stand on it's own. It needs a host body. So they figured out a way to graft it right into the Jewish religion. Enter the religious Jews. When the zionists first set up shop in Palestine, they sent out invitations to come to "New Israel". They came. By the ten's of thousands they came. Totally overrunning the people that were already there. It was peaceful at first, then racism took over and anything Arab was to be eradicated.

In fact, many settlements (Jew only, btw) in Israel are built atop Palestinian villages leveled for that purpose. Rahm Emanuel's father was a member of Irgun, a zionist terror group. They destroyed entire Palestinian vilages back in the 40's. Men . Women. Children. Everybody. To this day, the father shows no remorse.

These immigrants took their land, murdered their people, and erased their culture. Not unlike what another group of white people did to the American Indian. The blood has flowed ever since.

We in the United States are coated with the blood of Israel's "victims". We've poured over 60 years worth of aid into this racist, apartheid nation. Most of which goes straight into their military machine to continue their pogram against the Palestinians.

And you wonder why we have a problem with terrorists these days...

So you see, it's NOT about the Jews. This is totally about a radical element of Judaism that has gone unchecked for far too long.

If you people don't put a lid on this, you're looking to repeat history yet again as the 4th reich will rise out of it's last victims belly just like in the movie "Alien".

And we're not the good guys this time either.


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Charlie

Experts on aggression cite several sources as causes of conflict including the well-understood grab for land, riches and women. But, they tell us, the most compelling causative factor is a claim of exclusivity: "The Chosen People." So "the Jews" have had a problem of their own making for all of history. Compound that with the behavior of Israel, ditto Xexon's comments on that, and the rise of anti-Semitism is explained. Israel sends spies to uncover US secrets (I think there are four now in prison), sinks US Navy ships (The U.S.S. Liberty), provides refuge to Jewish terrorists (Google Alex Odeh, murdered in Santa Ana), ignores UN resolutions, has an arsenal of WMD's that was built without International supervision, and finally commits war crimes with impunity. And, of course, they take over $3 billion in American aid annually. Easy to dislike, easier for the weak to hate. Until the Palestinians have a homeland with contiguous borders & E. Jerusalem as its capital, nothing will change.

xexon

The two state solution is the zionist solution and must be avoided at all costs.

The reason being is it would leave the apartheid state of Israel intact. THEY, are the problem.

Israel must be united under a new flag and a new government, where being an Israeli is more important than being an Israeli Jew, Muslim, or Christian.

One nation. Many peoples.

If it works here, it can work there. The idea of a Jewish state is nothing but illusion. Put forth for the sole purpose of political gain by the zionist movement which falsely represents world Jewry.

The American Christian community, which keeps this aid flowing, can't tell the difference between a Jew and a zionist. They see nothing but the Holy Land and biblical Jews.

Idiots.

I'm all about education. In fact, most of the scars I have online are from the Christian community. They really hate the truth about Israel. You should see all spinning Stars of David they've tried to embed in my forehead over the years.

Then again, you should see the pile of gutted hasbara I have behind me...

You listening, ADL? ZOA? AIPAC?

We're on to you.

And someday...there's going to be an Arab equivalent to the Simon Weisenthal Center. They're going to hunt you zionists down just like the Jews hunted down the nazis.

And for the very same reasons.


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jessica

the fashion world will be the next to crumble

jessica

the fashion world will be the next to crumble

Newport

Xexon: You did take the bait! Glad you did. Your comments were very much on the money. Israel was placed on the map without regard to the consequences, which of course meant pushing landowners off their property. Wouldn't you carry a bit of a grudge if this happened to you? I sure would. It's time for the U.S. to back off and let the region "right" itself.

rusoviet

Beware the soul who calls himself xenon - this is nothing more than a holocaust denier. His favorite author is David Irving. He cites present day Israel is nothing more than a closed caste system layers based on ethnicity. Funny how the same has never been stated about Turkey or Mexico no instead such as xenon have an agenda to silence any counter to the Al Jaziraah news feed about 'racist Zionists' that way the corruption through out the Arab world to indifference to the plight of residents of Gaza and the West Bank can be fanned about the 'racism' of the Jewish state.

His pillorying Christianity and especially those of that faith who support Israel is telling for you see to such as xenon, Islam is not responsible for their radical adherents terrorist behavior no! On the contrary any means used to advance the conflagration is acceptable.

xenon is one of the many reasons we have TSA at our airports and also the reason, thanks to the left and 'pc' that screams all are alike, forces 70 year old grandmas to undergo pat downs or body scanning.

xenon what you're worried about is you won't be telling the rest of us what to think and what to wear and what to eat and what to believe - xenon you're a fanatical crackpot and a danger to anyone who you encounter - toodles!

laughingatxenon

Funny how Xenon made it a point to comment 3 times on this article and rant his anti-semetic bull$%*&! where you from buddy? a nice white trash piece of ish town in middle america?? your posts remind me of that garbage that was being spewed out in that film American History X....sounds like your knowledgeable about a subject, when the masses who are reading it are ignorant of the actual conflict or the roots of zionism. They go back much farther than 60 years!!! try 2,ooo!!! And the saddest thing about your posts is that, I'm sure, many people who are reading this will take it as truth, rather than go and study the subject themselves. YOU, and other people like you, are the reason that anti-semitism continues to rise throughout the world.

Please people, if you are curious why anti-semitism exists (and continues to rise), go take a class in Anthropology rather than the read this hate mongers words.

me

Great comments Xexon but now they will try to ' Goldstone ' you.

xexon

Let them.

They know I speak the truth and their time is now short.

I invite you all to Google the Hasbara Handbook. A hasbara is a spin doctor zionism sends out like an anti-body. All the internet chat rooms are filled with them now. Anywhere politics or religion is discussed.

I grew up in the old south. Had my fill of segregation and white supremacists. I've got no reservations calling such people out today. Even when they're nazis posing as biblical Jews in a distant country.

I'm a non religious yogi. I'm not swayed by religious arguments. Have no loyalty to God or country, race or political party. In other words, I can't be bought.

You worldly people have nothing I want.

I work for ALL of humanity. Those of you who wish to elevate your particular special interest group are going to find me... difficult.


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Bruce Schwartz

We are all to blame. Isreal is just a manefestation of America's to have an ally presence in the Middle East. It is a religious homeland for all, and all are welcome: Jews, Christians, and Muslims all live there. Anyway, if you follow the teachings of a very religious Jewish man, a Rabbi named Jesus Christ, and want to be like him, then we're all Jewish.

Thomas Powers

Our current recession and global unrest has been blamed on the collapse of the Banks and Wall Street. It is very similiar to what happened in the German Weimar in the 1920's. What we often ignore is that the Weimar collapse was brought about when our Stock Market crashed in 1929. The Jews got blamed. Three years after the crash, Hitler came to power and within 10 years, Jews were reduced to walking corpses in the death camps. Because of the Holocaust, in 1945, Harry Truman placed the Jews behind an anti-semetic shield for 60 years. With the Jewish "Grace Period" ending in 2005 and Jewish business, social and political practices coming under scrutiny because of Jewish Stock Broker Bernie Madoff's ponzi scheme, it would be wise for Jews to remember they are now working without a safety net and anti-semetic statements are once again protected by the first amendment. I pray history does not repeat itself but that is really up to the Jews.

Andy Z

Are you kidding? A "moment"??

Sadly, this is nothing new. As we worry and wring our hands over anti-Muslim backlash and anti-Islamic rhetoric, the number of anti-Semitic incidents in the world WAY outpace the number of incidents against any other group, and they do every year.

Ms. Garelick is way off base regarding her Valkyric theory, and is living in some antiquated Woody Allen version of the world where she hears, not "Did you eat?" but, "Jew eat?" and every mention of Wagner is an attack.

Unfortunately, it is deep rooted in almost every culture, especially in Christianity and Islam.

It is also something that never went away, but rather, into hiding after the Holocaust. Now, enough time has passed and there are enough excuses (legitimate or not) to vilify Israel and therefore, the Jews. It never went away in the Arab world, where textbooks openly teach anti-Semitism, and in times of economic crisis, it's a standard trope that the Jews are behind it all.

Somehow we tend to be the power behind the evil on both sides - Commies and Capitalistic Pigs and today we are the power behind the Arab Autocrats and the anti-government protesters...apparently, the latest meme in the Arab world is the Qaddafi is secretly Jewish.

The Pope's comments helped but will not banish Ant-Semitism from the Christianity, and there seem to be NO influential Imams that will make similar statements, and until someone does (and most likely even afterward) it will be a fact of life.

affableman

"Why is anti-Semitism having a "moment"". For the same reason racism and bigotry in general are, it's the economy stupid.

American's love to blame minorities of any stripe during bad times, especially when those bad times were caused by rich white guys and their Republican enablers. They can't blame themselves as they voted for the idiots who deregulated the financial sector so they have to blame the brown, the Jews, the liberals, anyone but those really responsible, themselves.

Paul I.

If I was an Israeli I would be more woried about Democracy breaking out in the Middle East than anything. Look, here in the USA we have Republican swing, and look at the news ---. Wait until the neighbors of Israel have swings and can not be bought of with money, or threats.

That is why we have no more Greek or Roman Empire. Things change.

SusieQ

The reasons for a "renewal" of anti-Semitism are the same reasons it existed in the past: jealousy of the Jews is pretty common in Western cultures and Jesus was a Jew with a Jewish mother and father, who chose to become a learned rabbi. In general, Jews are much more serious about education than other faiths with the exception of Buddhism and Hinduism. Ever notice how the bigots hate Asians almost as much as Jews? Because of the fact that they're very well-educated, Jews generally live healthier lives and make more money than those in other Western faiths. Bigots like to think this fact is a conspiracy because they're Jealous. The so-called new hate of Israel, Zionism and the Jewish State is indistinguishable from vicious anti-Semitism of the past. Thank G-d that we now have our own nation!

Mooray

Any group that tries to set itself apart from most of the population runs the risk of becoming a scapegoat.

You either go along to get along or pay the price. Your choice.

L4F

Jews are out, Muslims are in.

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WHITE STUDENTS, WHY IS THAT RACIST?
http://libertarians4freedom.blogspot.com/2011/03/scholarships-for-white-students-why-is.html

daine

JEWS WILL NEVER EVER BE OUT, THEY SURVIVE EVERYTHING THERE IS SO MANY ARE ENVY WITH HATE FOR THEM IS IT BECAUSE THEY ARE AHEAD OF MOST RACES, AND TEACH THEIR CHILDREN THE RIGHT MORAL PRINCIPALS, OF LIFE, THEY WILL ALWAYS WIN, WE ALL CAN LEARN SOMETHING FROM THEM EVER WONDER WHY THEY ARE SO SUCESSFUL OPEN YOUR EYES AND EARS TAKE GOOD LOOK, THEY WILL ALWAYS, BE BLESSED AND THE MORE THE WORLD SUFFER THEM THE MORE BLESSING THEY WILL RECEIVE SAY WHAT YOU WANT YOU LOW DOWN HATTERS

daine

I AM SO DAMN TIRED OF YOU PEOPLE PICKING ON THE JEWISH RACE WHAT IS YOUR PROBLEMS, A SMALL RACE PEOPLE, THAT ARE EXTREMLY, SMART AND WISE, THIS WHY THEY ARE SO HATED, FOR BEING WHO THEY ARE , THE RIGHT TO THEIR OWN COUNTRY, AND A RIGHT TO PROTECT IT, THEIR WAY OF LIFE AND, THEIR VALUES, GOD PROMISE ONE DAY THEY WOULD RETURN TO THEIR HOMELAND AND KNOW ONE COULD STOP THEM AND SO THEY DID, YOU FOOLS FORGET ALMIGHTY GOD KEEPS HIS PROMISES, WHEN THIS WORLD TURNS OVER JERUSALEM WILL STILL STAND THIS IS THE HOLY OF HOLY LAND
AND THE ANGELS WATCH OVER IT DAY AND NIGHT, AND MESSIAH ONE DAY WILL APPEAR , EVERY KNEE SHALL BOW, FOR THE KING THE KINGS WILL RETURN IT HAS BEEN PROTHEISED AND MUST COME TO PASS, FOR WHAT GOD HAS WRITTEN KNOW MAN CAN UNDO
.

Ausjustice

"They're going to hunt you zionists down just like the Jews hunted down the nazis."
The hunt has started with the recent identification of several Australian/Israeli IDF suspected war criminals.

Timelimit

Enough with anti-semitism. Clean your act in the gaza strip. Born in L A and heard all the racial slurs by movie industry,and comedian.m Suck it up.

Ausjustice

daine

Could it be that your arrogance and blind faith in a distorted interpretation of the scriptures are reason enough to cause the less educated to have anti-semitic tendencies.
As "xexon" pointed out, some can distinguish between real Jews and zionists. The former do not claim superiority but believe to be the chosen people is a command to uphold ALL G*d's commandments as an example to others. Zionists prefer to pick at selected parts of the scriptures to justify their crimes against humanity whilst masquerading as Jews.
However, Christian supporters of zionist Israel do lend weight to Jewish superiority of intelligence

Scott Mollett

I could care less if jews killed Jesus or if they eat babies or any other stupid reason jews try to claim we don't like them. And let me be clear we as a country do not like jews. I am an anti-semite because a jew banker media crime ring has usurped the US political process. It seems every jew in the world defend them by calling everyone who notices this crime syndicate an anti-semite. I have had jews start screaming at me at gatherings for calling out the jew mob that is ruining our country. Every time it has happened the vast majority of the people there side with me. Having the truth on your side works.

Anti-semitism comes from the jews behavior. Loaning money created from nothing so they can buy up countries and control leaders is the only thing that has ever gotten jews in trouble. Jews claim they are so smart but they keep repeating the thing that gets them pogrommed so I have to take their claims of super intelligence with a grain of salt. As far as being jealous of jews? Don't make me laugh. I would never ever want to do to a country what the jews have done to so many.

I have read what jews say about the Protocals of the Elders of Zion. Their claims all center around who wrote it and they call it a forgery. Fine but how come jews refuse to even talk about the FACT that jews are doing the all things the Protocals say to do?

The 110th jew pogrom is coming fast and you stupid jews think it is just a "moment" Hahahahahaha

DavidinLA

I couldn't care less about the opinions of a drunken wife beater (Gibson), a drunk fashion designer (Gallindo) or a drug addict (Sheen). What I know is that I have never been denied a loan, a job, an education because I am Jewish. I have never been denied service at a restaurant or otherwise denied the ability to pursue my own goals. Anti-Semitism has always been there (as has racism)...its just that now in the digital age whats in peoples hearts is making its way to the surface.

Bottom line is that the weak, the poor, the uneducated, hate those who are successful and prosper. When someone says they hate "Jews" what they really mean is they hate themselves...but since they can not admit this to themselves its easier to "hate."

Only Jerry Springer types would be swayed by dumb celebreties and holocaust deniers...and lets face it, Jerry Springer types probably don't like jews to begin with. But the majority of Americans (the ones that matter) recognise Jews as neighbors and friends.

Its America...think what you like and say what you want. I for one don't think Jews have anything to fear...I mean after all look who thier "enemies" are.

affableman

A definition of "Semite might be in order here:

Se·mit·ic (s-mtk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the Semites or their languages or cultures.
2. Of, relating to, or constituting a subgroup of the Afro-Asiatic language group that includes Arabic, Hebrew, Amharic, and Aramaic.
n.
1. The Semitic languages.
2. Any one of the Semitic languages.

Onboard Skeptic

@Scott Mollet..........

Good to see that you representing the KKK(or the American Nazi Party) have a chance to mouth off your hatred filled diatribes here. And you certainly would've been a good propaganda minister for the Nazis in Germany.

Onboard Skeptic

@Scott Mollet..........

Good to see that you representing the KKK(or the American Nazi Party) have a chance to mouth off your hatred filled diatribes here. And you certainly would've been a good propaganda minister for the Nazis in Germany.

Onboard Skeptic

@Scott Mollet..........

Good to see that you representing the KKK(or the American Nazi Party) have a chance to mouth off your hatred filled diatribes here. And you certainly would've been a good propaganda minister for the Nazis in Germany.

RCH

I am not surprised that anti-Jewish comments are being tossed around in the context of all the other racist or bigoted statements that are being tossed about. The fact that folks like Krauthammer, West, Gellars, etc. are allowed to spread their junk in the media makes anti-semitism just another flavor from the same toxic menu. Let's have the Jewish community censure these people - the same demand placed on Muslims or others when some crackpot spouts racist drivel - and then resume the conversation.


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