Whats Behind the New Wave of Anti-Semitic Hate?

New York is reeling from a wave of anti-Semitic attacks, and speaking as a Jewish parent who lives in Brooklyn, I can tell you that its terrifying. It is also confusing. The most of the recent New York-area attacks have been carried out by people of color expressing very different grievances, or none at all. So is this the same phenomenon, or a different one? Hate, yes, but what kind of hate? The answer is not simple. The recent street violence and acts of terror are based, in part, on anti-Semitic conspiracy theories similar to those on the Right. And yet, it is dangerous and misleading to see this as the same phenomenon, because the social contexts, the dynamics of …

ADL Slams Rudy Giuliani for Claiming George Soros Is Hardly a Jew

The Anti-Defamation League on Monday strongly rebuked Rudy Giuliani, calling the Trump attorneys assertion that liberal philanthropist George Soros is hardly a Jew a dog whistle to anti-Semites. In an , the former New York mayorjust back from another Ukrainian mission to dig up dirt on former Vice President Joe Bidenclaimed that former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch was controlled by Soros. He put all four ambassadors there. And hes employing the FBI agents, Giuliani declared in remarks sparked backlash from Jewish organizations. Dont tell me Im anti-Semitic if I oppose him, Giuliani later said in the booze-soaked interview. Soros is hardly a Jew. Im more of a Jew than Soros is. I probably know more abouthe doesnt go …