How "Anti-Semitism" Replaced "Jew-Hatred" and Why It Shouldn't Have

Looking back from the 21st century on an etymological decision from the 19th century, let us utter an “alas.”

May 20, 2020 | Philologos
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An anti-Semitic 1898 cartoon by Charles Lucien Léandre showing a member of the Rothschild family with the world in his hands. Wikimedia.

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