By Mike King
NY Times: How to Fight Anti-Semitism
Anti-Semitism is rising around the world. So the question becomes: What can we do to fight it? We have to understand the many ugly faces of anti-Semitism if we are to effectively stand against it.
“A few years ago, I wrote a book about the rise of a new educated class, the people with 60′s values and 90′s money who go to Starbucks, shop at Whole Foods and drive Volvos. A woman came up to me after one of my book talks and said, ‘You realize what you’re talking about is the Jews taking over America.’
My eyes bugged out, but then I realized she was Jewish and she knew that I was, too, and between us we could acknowledged there’s a lot of truth in that statement. For the Jews were the vanguard of a social movement that over the course of the 20th century transformed the American university system and the nature of the American elite.” (here)
Thanks for letting that bit of truth slip out, David. It shall be used against you.
Shakespeare was on to the age-old “anti-Semitism”TMroutine:
“If you prick us do we not bleed? If you tickle us do we not laugh? If you poison us do we not die? And if you wrong us, shall we not avenge?”
– Shylock the money lender from ‘The Merchant of Venice’ (now banned in virtually all U.S. High Schools!) pleads his case before a magistrate; passionately explaining why he should be allowed to literally cut out a “pound of flesh” from a bankrupt debtor.