Antisemitism : here and now /

"The award-winning author of The Eichmann Trial and Denial: Holocaust History on Trial gives us a penetrating and provocative analysis of the hate that will not die, focusing on its current, virulent incarnations on both the political right and left, and on what can be done about it. When newsr...

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Main Author: Lipstadt, Deborah E. (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New York : Schocken, 2019
Edition:First edition
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Table of Contents:
  • I. Antisemitism: a conversation. The perplexed ; A delusion ; A definition ; A spelling
  • II. A taxonomy of the antisemite. The extremist: from the streets to the internet ; Beyond the extremist ; Antisemitic enablers ; The dinner party antisemite ; The clueless antisemite
  • III. Contextualizing antisemitism. A cognitive failure? ; Delegitimizing antisemitism: Jews can't be victims ; Antisemitism and racism: the same yet different ; A time to panic?
  • IV. "Yes, but": rationalizing evil. The ominous case of Salman Rushdie ; Pixilating the problem ; Parisian tragedies
  • V. Holocaust denial: from hard-core to soft-core. A matter of antisemitism, not history ; Inverting victims and perpetrators ; Branding victims as collaborators ; De-Judaizing the Holocaust
  • VI. The campus and beyond. Toxifying Israel ; BDS: antisemitism or politics? ; Campus groupthink: Not-so-safe zones ; Progressivism and Zionism: antisemitism by subterfuge? ; Responding to the progressive "critique" ; Myopia: Seeing antisemitism only on the other side
  • VII. Oy versus joy: rejecting victimhood. Missing the forest for the trees: a dental school and a fraternity ; Speaking truth to friends: beyond victimhood ; Celebrating the good in the face of the bad