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John Y. Jones

Cand. Philol, freelance journalist affiliated with MODERN TIMES

To those who want to fight anti-Semitism

HOLOCAUST CENTER: Anti-Semitism is no joke. It seems generally accepted that outbreaks of war and conflict in the Israel-Palestine relationship covariate with the frequency of registered anti-Semitic manifestations.

Shireen Abu Akleh: "Now is the time for your tears" 

You might know Bob Dylan's The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll? About the black maid who was killed by the rich man's son Zanzinger? For every injustice, torment and insult she was subjected to, Dylan repeats «lay € away ...

The Jerusalem Declaration on Anti-Semitism

TRANSLATED: We reproduce here the statement translated

Accused of being a "Jew hater"

INTERVIEW: "It's racism we need to talk about when we talk about anti-Semitism," Jeremy Corbyn told MODERN TIMES.


JOURNALISM: This time, MODERN TIMES reproduces two longer articles courtesy of the famous American Pulitzer Prize-winning author, journalist and activist Chris Hedges.

The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance

(May 26, 2016): The following, non-legally binding working definition of anti-Semitism reads: “Anti-Semitism is a certain perception of Jews that can be expressed as hatred of Jews. Rhetorical and physical expressions of anti-Semitism are directed at Jewish or non-Jewish individuals ...

"My country's racist construction and actions"

RACISM: "My goal is for them not to be able to say they did not know," Gideon Levy told MODERN TIMES. This year he has been with the Denisraeli newspaper Haaretz for 40 years

Ukraine, Nazism and anti-Semitism

NAZI:  No one should be in doubt about their values: white, male power, and will and ability to violence. As expressed: "the condemned Jew is crushed."

We look at two definitions of anti-Semitism

NEW STATEMENT: Supporting Israel for better or worse (as through the IHRA's definition, next page) seems more important than the fight against racism. The Jerusalem Declaration is a timely alternative.