With a Clenched Fist and an Outstretched Arm: Anti-Semitism, Globalization, and the NGO Challenge in the International Arena

(Jewish Political Studies Review) Shimon Samuels - Anti-globalization, anti-Americanism, anti-capitalism, anti-Zionism, and anti-Semitism converge at UN agencies, European regional assemblies, and such radical international organizations as the World Social Forum. A contributing factor is the uncoupling of the Holocaust from contemporary attacks on Jews and a role-reversal projection of Middle East imagery nazifying the Israeli and Judaizing the Palestinian. In order to counteract this, a Jewish presence in the NGO arena is vital. The battle there requires a calculated mix of the clenched fist and the outstretched arm.

2005-01-28 00:00:00

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