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Semites and Anti-Semites An Inquiry into Conflict and Prejudice by Bernard Lewis

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Published by W. W. Norton & Company .
Written in English


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Number of Pages288
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Open LibraryOL7457063M
ISBN 100393318397
ISBN 109780393318395

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Semites and Anti-Semites book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Arab-Israeli conflict has unsettled the Middle East for /5(8). Right-wing anti-Semites are simple. They are threatening because they want to kill Jews, like Haman in the story of Purim, or Hitler. But left-wing anti-Semites are more complex. In Bernard Lewis's Semites and Anti-semites (), a chapter bearing the simple, damning title "Anti-semites", characterised Eliot as a typical Jew-hater, quoting lines from a poem that places Author: Anthony Julius. “So I close this long reflection on what I hope is a not-too-quaveringly semi-Semitic note. When I am at home, I will only enter a synagogue for the bar or bat mitzvah of a friend's child, or in order to have a debate with the faithful. (When I was to be wed, I chose a rabbi named Robert Goldburg, an Einsteinian and a Shakespearean and a Spinozist, who had married Arthur Miller .

Along with guns, medicine-and the opera, the Moslems imported anti-Semitism, and it flourished. Perhaps the most startling part of Semites and Anti-Semites (Norton, pages, $) is the chapter that demonstrates the widespread admiration in the Middle East for Hitler and the Nazis. The Palestinian leader, Hajj Amin al-Husseini, met Hitler.   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Semites and Anti-Semites: An Inquiry into Conflict and Prejudice by Bernard Lewis at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 Due to COVID, orders may be : Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.   In recent conversations we touched on the changes in contemporary anti-Semitism that she writes about in her new book. Get The AJT Newsletter by email and never miss our top stories Free Sign Up AJT: What’s new about anti-Semitism today? Lipstadt: I think what we see today is both very much the same and very different. It’s the same emphasis in anti-Semitism . Semites and anti-Semites: an inquiry into conflict and prejudice User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Lewis, the Cleveland E. Dodge Profes sor of Near Eastern Studies at Prince ton, is a noted historian of the Ottoman Empire and the Middle East.5/5(1).

  In an exclusive interview, Jonathan Weisman, author of "(((Semitism)))" explains how he's made enemies of both Jews and : Sam Bromer. Hence, Communists, as consistent internationalists, cannot but be irreconcilable and bitter enemies of anti-Semitism. In the U.S.S.R., anti-Semitism is strictly prosecuted as a phenomenon hostile to the Soviet system. According to the laws of the U.S.S.R. active anti-Semites are punished with death.".   So, "Semites and Anti-Semites" is a must-read for those who want to see patterns of hatred in order to fight against them. It also showed me two totally different authors, with a completely different set of ethics: on the one hand, Lewis is serious, methodical, and compassionate of both the victims and the by: Semite (sĕm′īt′) n. 1. A member of any of the peoples speaking a Semitic language, including the Arabs, Arameans, Babylonians, Carthaginians, Hebrews, Phoenicians, and many of the peoples of Ethiopia. 2. A Jew. 3. Bible A descendant of Shem. [Back-formation from Semitic.] Semite (ˈsiːmaɪt) or less commonly Shemite n 1. (Peoples) a member of.