By Monika Schwarz-Friesel,Jehuda Reinharz
This cutting edge empirical research examines written examples of antisemitism in modern Germany. It demonstrates that hostility opposed to Jews isn't just a right-wing phenomenon or a phenomenon one of the uneducated, yet is happen between all social periods, together with intellectuals.
Drawing on 14,000 letters and e-mails despatched among 2002 and 2012 to the valuable Council of Jews in Germany and to the Israeli embassy in Berlin, in addition to communications despatched among 2010 and 2011 to Israeli embassies in Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, England, eire, the Netherlands, Sweden, and Spain, this quantity exhibits how language performs a very important function in activating and re-activating antisemitism. moreover, the authors examine the position of feelings in antisemitic argumentation styles and study “anti-Israelism” because the dominant kind of modern hatred of Jews.