anti-semitism anti-semitism

Definition(s):

  • (n) the intense dislike for and prejudice against Jewish people

Usage(s):

  1. Given the opportunity to expound on German guilt and Christianity's role in anti-semitism, Benedict chooses instead pays simple homage to Holocaust victims.
  2. There are other writings by my father in which I find a lot of racism and anti-semitism.

News

  1. World’s oldest Jewish person dies in NYC at 113

    NEW YORK — The world’s oldest Jewish person, Evelyn Kozak, whose family fled Russia to escape anti-Semitism in the 1880s, has died at age 113.        
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  2. Press Releases: Travel of Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism to Belgium and Germany

    Travel of Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism to Belgium and Germany Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC June 14, 2013 Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Ira Forman traveled to Belgium and Germany from June 10-13, 2013. He delivered remarks at the Kazerne Dossin Memorial, Museum, and Documentation Center on Holocaust and Human Rights in Mechelen ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: U.S. Department of State

  3. German Parliament Passes Anti-Semitism Measure

    The German Bundestag today approved a resolution vowing to combat anti-Semitism and support Jewish life in Germany, and to deepen the country’s special relationship with Israel. Click here for the rest of the article...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Forward

Quotes

  1. He said, "Around the world, the Jewish people were persecuted for centuries, and anti-Semitism in Europe culminated in an unprecedented Holocaust."
    on Jun 11, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: American Thinker

  2. Decoy Jews are "not a solution to fighting anti-Semitism in general," said Ronny Naftaniel, the head of the Center for Information and Documentation Israel, a pro-Jewish group that has lobbied for the idea.
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Ronny Naftaniel Source: The Associated Press

  3. "In my zeal to oppose anti-Semitism and bigotry in all its ugly forms, I have often emphasized the darkest chapters in the history of Catholics and Protestant relations with the Jews," Hagee wrote. "In the process, I may have contributed to...
    on May 13, 2008 By: John Hagee Source: USA Today

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