Thoughts on Careless or Irresponsible Use of the Term “Anti-Semite”

By: Saturday December 22, 2012 7:45 am

Three recent events have brought an onslaught of hurling the term “anti-Semite” toward a number of people who certainly do not warrant such an epithet.

The last of these three instances has evoked an almost shocking level of vitriol directed toward a public figure who has been what most regard as a voice of sanity in the midst of crazed rhetoric toward Iran, Hezbollah, Hamas or the Palestinian people themselves, by uber Zionists.

Abe Foxman Threatens to End Jewish-Christian Interfaith Dialogue Over Investigation Request

By: Saturday October 13, 2012 7:00 pm

Together, the signatory churches represent more people than live in Israel of all faiths. Yet there were almost no news articles about the letter in the American press, outside of some Jewish community news outlets and sites, when the investigation request was sent and announced. There were a number of them in the Israeli press.

Late this past week, though, the story gained more notice, when Abe Foxman of the Anti-Defamation League protested the letter, and then announced he is pulling out of an upcoming National Council of Churches meeting.

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