Self-hating Jews Are Not Necessarily Leftists

Israel-bashing leftists are the usual suspects for charges of Jewish self-hatred. But the anti-intellectualism of the Israeli right also resonates with classic anti-Semitism.

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In left-wing and liberal circles, the term “self-hating Jew” is usually considered a joke. The reasons are obvious. For decades, the concept of “Jewish self-hatred” or “auto-anti-Semitism” has been invoked to...