A New (or Perhaps Revived) "Uninhibitedness" toward Jews in Germany

(Jewish Political Studies Review) Andrei S. Markovits - The post-Holocaust pattern of muted anti-Semitism in accepted European discourse has all but dissolved. In Germany, too, a new "uninhibitedness" has emerged that fuses old tropes of antipathy toward Jews and Israel with the current Europe-wide hostilities toward America, Israel, and Jews. In today's Europe and Germany, it has been an anti-Semitism of the liberal and radical Left, almost exclusively derived from its hatred of Israel. A 1990 study of the German Left demonstrated that its animosity toward Israel often displayed an anti-Semitic tone and content.

2006-03-31 00:00:00

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