Amid the Pandemic, Anti-Semitism Flares Up

(Wall Street Journal) Walter Russell Mead - The world's newest disease has unleashed another wave of the world's oldest hate. That so many people in so many places instinctively blamed the Jews for the pandemic underscores how deeply ingrained the irrational force of anti-Semitism remains. This wave of hate should remind us all how important it is that the Jewish people have a state, and that the Jewish state remains strong enough to defend itself from the enemies near and far who yearn for its destruction. The writer is professor of foreign affairs and the humanities at Bard College, and a distinguished fellow in strategy and statesmanship at the Hudson Institute.

2020-04-16 00:00:00

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