Joshua Muravchik is the author most recently of Heaven on Earth: The Rise, Fall, and Afterlife of Socialism (Encounter).
Many of those who would do away with Israel evince no pre-existing hostility to Jews that I can see. But their motivations are beside the point.
To understand the significance of a new definition of anti-Semitism speciously promising clarity and fairness, we need to see whose interests it serves, not what its supporters believe.
Where did QAnon come from, what attitudes does the conspiracy movement take toward Jews and Judaism, and will it become more dangerous or fade away?
In 1948, the nascent state enjoyed political support from almost the entire global left. A new book by a member of today’s left takes a close look at how and why that changed.
Socialism, so recently considered over and done with, is now back. What does it mean for the Jews?
As in the past, so today, anti-Semitism shows itself to be a virus almost infinitely protean.
A new book claims as much—and in so doing falls into the intellectual trap known as reductio ad Hitlerum.
A new book by Daniel Gordis traces “one of the most extraordinary human stories of all time”—and makes clear that the story continues in similar fashion today.
I once thought it possible to address the world’s turn against Israel without bringing in anti-Semitism. No longer.
The image of a “French republican idyll” masks a history of repeated anti-Jewish prejudice, and worse.
Remembering Jan Karski, the Pole who told FDR to his face about the Holocaust, and still wondered if he’d done enough.
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