Archive for the ‘antisemitism’ Category

Jesse Jackson gives us an insight into Barak Obama’s foreign policy

October 14, 2008

Jesse Jackson lays it out in the New York Post.

The most important change would occur in the Middle East, where “decades of putting Israel’s interests first” would end.

Jackson believes that, although “Zionists who have controlled American policy for decades” remain strong, they’ll lose a great deal of their clout when Barack Obama enters the White House.

The “Zionists who have controlled American policy for decades”…

Gee Jesse, nothing like a little flat out racism.
It looks like he hasn’t changed much since he referred to NYC as “Hymietown” back in 1984.

HT to the Grizzly Groundswell blog.

Meanwhile, in the UK…

September 4, 2007

Antisemitism seems to be on the rise:

Our report showed a pattern of fear among a small number of British citizens — there are around 300,000 Jews in Britain, of whom about a third are observant — that is not acceptable in a modern democracy. Synagogues attacked. Jewish schoolboys jostled on public transportation. Rabbis punched and knifed. British Jews feeling compelled to raise millions to provide private security for their weddings and community events. On campuses, militant anti-Jewish students fueled by Islamist or far-left hate seeking to prevent Jewish students from expressing their opinions.

HT to the Vodkapundit, who accurately notes: “Wow. Imagine UC-Berkeley enlarged to a nation-state, and you’ve got the postmodern UK.”

The surprise is…

July 14, 2004

It seems the woman who claimed she was attacked for looking like a Jew outside Paris was just kidding.
Given the rise in violent anti-semitic attacks in France, the surprise is that this one isolated incident was a hoax.