"Something is Rotten in the State of Europe": Anti-Semitism as a Civilizational Pathology

(Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs) Interview with Robert Wistrich by Manfred Gerstenfeld - Anti-Semitism is a primary symptom of Europe's pathology and a wakeup call about its social, cultural, and political health. Often the same Europeans who oppose the more obvious, uncontroversial manifestations of anti-Semitism encourage it wittingly or unwittingly through their overall posture on Israel. Part of European identity is being created through opposition to the United States, accompanied by hostility toward Israel. This negatively defined European identity is dangerous for the Jewish people.

2004-09-24 00:00:00

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