Islamic anti-semitism? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • jbrinkmeyter
    • 04.11.09 | 17:01 (IST)

    There is a great difference between the two forms of "anti-semitism." Islamic "anti-semitism" has arisen out of the angst of a colonized people; the rage of an embittered, politically weak people in the face of overwhelming Israeli military and political supremacy. This is akin to Native Americans expressing similar blood libel against colonizing Europeans. Hitler's anti-semitism was that of a politically dominant group expressing irrational scapegoating against a largely defenseless population. The sting of Islamic anti-semitism would be greatly reduced if Israel stopped building settlements and negotiated in good faith towards a Palestinian state.

    from the article: Comparing Islamic anti-Semitism to Nazi Germany at its worst
    First published 19:07 03.11.09 | Last updated 20:18 03.11.09
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