The Company They Keep: Anti-Semitism's Fellow Travellers

[Z-Word/American Jewish Committee ] Anthony Julius - In April 2005, three Jewish members of the National Union of Students (NUS) executive in the United Kingdom resigned from their positions. One of them, Luciana Berger, the NUS "anti-racism convenor," explained her position to the union's conference: "This year, a comment was made in a Student Union saying that burning down a synagogue is a rational act. When asked to comment, National Executive Committee members could not even bring themselves to condemn that statement." "While I accuse no one of anti-Semitism, this year NUS has been a bystander to Jew-hatred."

2008-07-18 01:00:00

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