• Israel

    The Faces of Antisemitism Today

    Most bigotries, counter-intuitively, circulate quite brazenly among us, though sometimes dressed as salvation: save a culture, save a race, save a nation. That last these days, in the U.S., takes the form of saving us from the foreign policy error of standing by the lone outpost of democracy and liberal, enlightenment values in what is otherwise a desert of liberty and human political development. In Britain, it verges for some time now on becoming an immediately recognizable feature, like a twisted mouth, of academic culture: antisemitism in the guise of moral conscience. Last week TULIP (Trade Unions Linking Israel and Palestine) reported on the statement of 37 Nobel Laureates rejecting…