Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Defining Anti-Semitism


For John, BLUFAnti-Semitism needs to be exposed, wherever it appears.  Nothing to see here; just move along.



The University of California has a big campaign against "micro-aggression", but it seems to be showing indifference toward anti-Semitism.

In The San Jose Mercury News is an OpEd by Mr Ron Dolinsky, "UC must adopt clear anti-Semitism definition" Here is the last paragraph:

On Wednesday, the California Board of Regents will meet to vote on adopting a definition for anti-Semitism.  Anything short of the official U.S. State Department definition will be a slap in the face of the Jewish community and a triumph for hatred.
That is Wednesday, 16 Sept 2015.  Today.

Here is the Department of State definition:

The State Department’s core definition is clear:  “Anti-Semitism is a certain perception of Jews, which may be expressed as hatred toward Jews.  Rhetorical and physical manifestations of anti-Semitism are directed toward Jewish or non-Jewish individuals and/or their property, toward Jewish community institutions and religious facilities.”  The State Department goes on to include the new anti-Semitism in their definition, which is masked as anti-Zionism and includes demonizing, delegitimizing and using a double standard to judge the state of Israel.
I think the jump from pogrom to genocide is what distinguished anti-Semitism.

Time for the Regents to do the right thing.

Hat tip to my Middle Brother.

Regards  —  Cliff

  Ron Dolinsky is vice president of Proclaiming Justice to The Nations, a Christian nonprofit organization that works to educate Christians about their Biblical responsibility to defend the Jewish people and Israel.  He wrote this article for this newspaper.

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