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Re: Ranking causes of antisemitism that lead to genocide

Clare writes:

"Professor Greenspan has chastised me for alleging that antisemitism has been found among social democrats. He seems to believe that the demonizing of Jews is limited to ultra-Rightists such as Joseph Welch, founder of the John Birch Society."

I don't think a fair reading of my post would lead to the conclusion that I believe "demonizing of Jews is limited to ultra-Rightists."  Quite the contrary, as history has documented all too well.

Re: Ranking causes of antisemitism that lead to genocide

POSTED TO H-ANTISEMITISM and H-HOLOCAUST

Hank Greenspan faults me for not mentioning rightists who are antisemites in my two blogs that criticizes tendencies toward populist antisemitism among social democrats.

Re: Ranking causes of antisemitism that lead to genocide

POSTED TO H-HOLOCAUST and H-ANTISEMITISM

Hi Clare,

I understand that a blog post can't include a lot of nuance.  But how does the role Jews played in creating/leading labor movements and related in the U.S. and (when possible) in Europe--thus becoming the internationalist Left menace rather than the Right one--fit your theory?

DAVID S. WYMAN INSTITUTE FOR HOLOCAUST STUDIES 11th NATIONAL CONFERENCE

 

75 YEARS SINCE THE "VOYAGE OF THE DAMNED”: ARE WE DOOMED TO REPEAT IT?

The eleventh national conference of The David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies will focus on the 75th anniversary of the voyage of the St. Louis and its implications for our own era.