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MODERN TIMES appendix on anti-Semitism

Alice Walker, Anti-Semitism and the Price of Conscience

NO PLATFORMING: Under the heat of the Israel lobby, The Bay Area Book Festival humiliated one of the most gifted and courageous writers in the United States, Alice Walker. Do you remember her writing The Color Purple, for which she received the prestigious Pulitzer Prize?

"The New Jew"

MESSIAN THOUGHT OF VIOLENCE: From Jewish identity in New York to messianic racism in the West Bank: The controversial rabbi Meir Kahane, whose thoughts live on with certain radical settlers in the West Bank, is the subject of a new and thorough biography.

IKEA, Bratteli, Jewish property…

In the archives of the Swedish security police there is a secret folder from 1943 marked «Memorandum regarding: Nazi». In 1994, this file was opened by journalists in the newspaper ...

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, ...

The gold from the victims of the Holocaust

FALSE: "Neutral" countries such as Sweden and Switzerland boasted of huge stolen gold revenues used by Hitler's Germany during World War II. The gold financed, among other things, the concentration camps' factories.

What happened to anti-Semitism?

FASCISM: Nazis attacked Jews, and they were therefore characterized as anti-Semitic – the cosmopolitan identity of the despised Jews. But what about Israel, which had carried out at least 2 extrajudicial killings? Menachem Begin and his group, which Albert Einstein and Hannah Arendt described as fascists and terrorists, have ruled Israel for almost 700 years.

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.

Hedges in 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 ...

A typical day in Sheikh Jarrah

JERUSALEM: I'm hit by a bucket of water, an apple, a rock. A glass bottle. A man turns the stereo fully on in my ear. I'm moving. I'm trying to write. A boy comes running and steals my pen. "Do you want coffee?" asks a man kindly. He throws me a cup.

"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."

The post that was denied was taken in by Vårt Land

Will Erstad say the same about "Israeli Jews"?

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.

To criticize Israel

ANTI-SEMITISM: The starting point for this post is a comment to the newspaper Vårt Land which was not accepted by the newspaper's debate editor.