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How does anti-Semitism differ from racism?

The easy answer is the same reason that any language has a word: it serves a useful function. English had a lot of words for rain because it rains a lot in England, and the words used differentiate ...
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Is this expression displayed by protestors antisemitic?

It's a taunt, based on the chant "Jews will not replace us" famous for being used by far right groups at Charlottesville. The intent is almost certainly to incite a reaction, not to make an ...
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What are the conclusions of the leaked Labour antisemitism report?

You can read (all 850 pages) yourself! The conclusions as stated in the report are: Labour party structures were not equipped to deal with [anti-semitism] An abnormal intensity of factional ...
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Is the conspiracy theory of "Cultural Marxism" inherently tied to antisemitism?

Meaning of the New York Times quote This New York Times opinion piece says that antisemitism and cultural Marxism are "inseparable". What that claim in question means is not that "...
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The paradox of Russian Nazis

The cornerstones of the ideology of Russian Neo-Nazis is Antisemitism and anti-Americanism. They are better traced to the Black Hundreds far-right antisemitic organization of Russian Empire rather ...
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What are some examples of antisemitism in the Labour Party?

The Wikipedia article on Anisemitism in Labour has a good overview (the following list is not complete): Corbyn was the chair of an organization that participated in the antisemitic Quds Day. Corbyn ...
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Is this expression displayed by protestors antisemitic?

For what's worth it, the (counter) phrase has been used with the ironic meaning by civil rights advocate Lateefah Simon, as quoted by ADL here: In accepting this Award, I want to send a message to ...
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What anti-semitic slur did Rashida Tlaib use?

The exact language that is accused of being anti-Semitic is: "They [Senators pushing a bill to deter US companies from boycotting Israel] forgot what country they represent. This is the U.S. where ...
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Has the Labour party always had this level of problems with anti-semitism?

Has the Labour party always had this level of problems with anti-semitism? No. The current problems are a direct result of the changes brought about by Jeremy Corbyn. This is not, however, to suggest ...
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Has Labour failed to deal with antisemitism within their party?

Since 2015 when Jeremy Corbyn took over the leadership of the Labour party, it has been beset by accusations of antisemitism. The instances are detailed in multiple articles and questions on the site. ...
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How does anti-Semitism differ from racism?

Many ethnic and religious groups have a unique term used to describe prejudice, discrimination and hatred toward them. These have developed over time because they are more descriptive than simply ...
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Has the Labour party always had this level of problems with anti-semitism?

TL;DR: defining when criticism of Israel becomes anti-Semitism First things first, please do note that generalizations are that, generalizations. The point that I am going to disagree with the idea ...
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Is the conspiracy theory of "Cultural Marxism" inherently tied to antisemitism?

Short answer: No. Long answer: Antisemitism is a category of hate. Essentially a sub-category of racism in general. That leads to this statement: All antisemitic people are racist, not all racist ...
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Is the conspiracy theory of "Cultural Marxism" inherently tied to antisemitism?

TLDR: Generally weak connection, but could be made 1) Antisemitism... Quite wide phenomena, spanning for centuries and existing too outside of Western culture (ex. Arabs from formation of state of ...
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Are Jews fleeing France able to flee to any countries other than Israel?

French Jews are not able to emigrate to Israel on the basis of being under threat of hate crime. They are able to Emigrate as Jewish People. Israel has a law which allows for most Jewish people to ...
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Are Jews fleeing France able to flee to any countries other than Israel?

First of all, many countries have open or semi-open immigration policies. My answer here lists countries with most open policies. You merely need a small (by Western standards) guaranteed income to ...
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What has been AfD's take on Soros (if any)?

Individual elected AfD representatives and local AfD groups have referenced Soros, usually accompanied with classical antisemitism stereotypes (shify, puppeteer, financier of the great replacement, in ...
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The paradox of Russian Nazis

You are confusing 2 principles that in 1930s Germany came together in a single political group: National Socialism and German racial supremacy. Those two don't need to go together. In fact anywhere ...
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Does antisemitism in the US correlate with (non-)religiosity?

Probably not very much, with the caveat that religiousity is not a single dimension, nor is prejudice. The best survey I'm aware of was done by Pew. It assessed how positively or negatively Americans ...
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Did the Nazi regime resort to any nationalizations?

To me, nationalizing a company connotes reasonable compensation for its former owners. By this definition, and insofar as I'm aware, Jewish assets weren't nationalized; rather, they were confiscated. ...
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Did the Nazi regime resort to any nationalizations?

One of my side hobbies is antique tin toys, specifically the elaborate live steam models made in the Nuremberg area from 1880 to the late 1930's. Most of those companies were Jewish owned, which has ...
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What is the context where these Theodore Hertzl sentences were written?

The context is, unsurprisingly, Zionism. Through his own rejection by German elites, Herzl became convinced that battling anti-Semitism was pointless, since to a large part it was a reaction to the ...
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How does anti-Semitism differ from racism?

The distinction is well explained by the former Chief Rabbi of Britain, Rabbi Jonathan Sacks. See the full post here. Essentially he says while regular racism/xenophobia is a fear dislike of the other ...
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How does anti-Semitism differ from racism?

Anti-Semitism is the subset of racism that attacks Jewish people. I believe there are two main reasons why it continues to be a distinct sub-topic: First, anti-Semitism came to particular prominence ...
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What is the reason for extreme antisemitism among Muslims?

It's a bit of everything. The state of Israel came into existence during a period of intense violence in Palestine between Jews, Arabs, and British authorities. This coincided with an era of Arab ...
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Did Stephen Miller ever publicly discuss his support for antisemitic organizations?

Stephen Miller has not (yet) admitted to even having produced those emails, so asking for his rationalization of antisemitism is a bit premature. However, one need only look at his background to see ...
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Why are/were Jews targets of religious hatred?

You could look at the wikipedia entry about the history of antisemitism. This is getting quite historical, but: About 2,000 years ago, the Roman emperor Hadrian scattered Jews from the lands of ...
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How did Ukrainian neo-Nazis and Ukrainian Jews coexist without bloody incidents?

There is a very small fraction of Neo-Nazis relative to the total population of Ukraine. The Jews are more influential than Neo-Nazis in economical, cultural and political spheres in Ukraine. Several ...
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