Anti-Semitism Is a Disease of the Intellectuals

June 15 2020

In Los Angeles, the recent riots have left several synagogues and Jewish-owned business looted or vandalized, including with such pointed slogans as “F— Israel” and “Free Palestine.” To find the real culprits behind such acts of violence, writes Cynthia Ozick, one must look to the intellectuals—and it has ever been thus:

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More about: Anti-Semitism, Cynthia Ozick, Intersectionality

Hamas and Fatah Compete by Shedding Jewish Blood

During the past four weeks, there has been a rash of violent attacks in Jerusalem and the West Bank. These are not a response to any Israeli actions, nor are they spontaneous outbursts. Rather, as Itamar Marcus and Maurice Hirsch explain, the violence is the result of deliberate incitement by the Palestinian Authority (PA), which began when its president, Mahmoud Abbas, realized he was unlikely to win the upcoming national elections. The violence, write Marcus and Hirsch, was originally a way to win votes, and is now a way to maintain popularity after Abbas’s decision to postpone the elections in definitely:

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More about: Fatah, Hamas, Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian terror