The Politics of Anti-Semitism

by Alexander Cockburn And Jeffrey St. Clair


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What constitutes genuine anti-Semitism–Jew hatred–as opposed to disingenuous, specious charges of "anti-Semitism" hurled at realistic, rational appraisals of the state of Israel’s political, military and social conduct?

There’s no more explosive topic in American public life today than the issue of Israel, its treatment of Palestinians and its influence on American politics.

Yet the topic is one that is so hedged with anxiety, fury and fear, that honest discussion is often impossible.

The Politics of Anti-Semitism lifts this embargo.

 

 

 

 

Table of Contents

Introduction: the Politics of Anti-Semitism
by Alexander Cockburn and Jeffrey St. Clair

1. What is Anti-Semitism?
Michael Neumann

2. Trivializing Jew Hatred
Scott Handelman

3. My Life as an "Anti-Semite"
Alexander Cockburn

4. Anti-Semitism Old and New
Lenni Brenner

5. Manufacturing Anti-Semitism
Uri Avnery

6. Words Hurt, Tanks Kill
Linda Belanger

7. Jews Like Us
Bruce Jackson

8. Why Does John Malkovich Want to Kill Me?
Robert Fisk

9. Poetry as Treason
Kurt Nimmo

10. The Divestment Campaign
Will Youmans

11. A New Theology of Power
M. Shahid Alam

12. Counterfeit Courage: Reflections on Political Correctness in Germany
Norman Finkelstein

13. Attack on the USS Liberty
Jeffrey St. Clair

14. The Israel Lobby and the Left
Jeffrey Blankfort

15. Our Vichy Congress
George Sunderlund

16. Dual Loyalties
Kathleen and Bill Christison

17. A Journey to Beit Jalla
Yigal Bronner

18. Dignity, Solidarity & the Penal Colony
Edward Said

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