Silence, indifference and incitement to violence

As Jessica Hagy pointed out, there is a strong link between silence, indifference and incitement to violence. The dangers of silence and indifference are as apparent today as they have been in the past. The question is: will we behave differently this time?

South African anti-Semitism means the country is like most others

I came across the Citizen’s article titled “Alleged anti-semitic attack in Rosebank ” on Facebook today. According to the Citizen: The assailants allegedly hurled antisemitic insults at the youths and physically assaulted two of the three youngsters. “[The Jewish boys] were wearing kippah [yarmulke],” said Kahn, who stated that the attack was motivated by antisemitism, […]

Israel’s operation in Gaza is not causing deep-seated prejudices, it is revealing them

From “Anti-Israel Protests Make the Case for Israel“: Israel’s operation in Gaza is not causing deep-seated prejudices, it is revealing them. And behind all of that hatred lies the need for Israel—the case for Jewish sovereignty is the case for Jewish safety.

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