The Evolving Anti-Semitic Language That Makes Anti-Semitism Acceptable

For those studying modern anti-Semitism, 1879 is a watershed year, as this is when the term “anti-Semitism” first appeared. A reaction to the benighted Judeo-phobia prevalent in medieval Europe, the term “anti-Semitism” aimed to address the growing concern over Jews and modernity: a battle to…


Q&A with Naya Lekht

Where are you from? I was born in the former Soviet Union and immigrated to America with my family in 1989. I came from a very Zionist-oriented family. My grandfather, who was born in what was then Poland, met Zev Zhabotinsky and spoke to me about his Jewish life growing up; he imbued in me a love…