Tag: anti-semitism

Critiques of Israel Do Not Inherently Constitute Anti-Semitism

On the morning of April 2, several Emory students were surprised to wake up to eviction notices posted on their doors. The notices were fake, part of an Emory Students for Justice in Palestine (ESJP) campaign intended to bring awareness to the forced eviction of Palestinians from their homes under the Israeli government. The flyers, [...]

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Jews Must Back Gun Control

More than 10,000 hate crimes involving a firearm occur each year in the United States, according to Everytown for Gun Safety. On Oct. 27, the Tree of Life Synagogue massacre was added to this list in what is the deadliest anti-Semitic attack on American soil. Hate, as the numbers from Everytown show, breeds gun violence, [...]

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Modern Anti-Semitism Alive: Small Scale, Unnoticed Prejudices Exist

It is scary when people don’t realize that anti-Semitism exists today. Throughout history, the persecution of Jews often involved violence rather than a silent hatred, and without recognition of modern day anti-Semitism, the possibility that history could repeat itself becomes more and more likely. I had provided a real-life anecdote of my own experience with [...]

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The Blurring Line Between Anti-Israel and Anti-Semitic

This summer, Israeli director Roy Zafrani’s film was rejected from being shown at a film festival in Norway. The organizers of the festival cited a cultural boycott of Israeli products as the reason for this, despite the fact that the boycott is not supposed to extend itself to individuals. Additionally, the film in no way [...]

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