Review Essay: What's "New" - and what's not - about the New Antisemitism?
Publication Date: January 2004
Publisher(s): Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs
Author(s): Jerome A. Chanes
Series: Jewish Political Studies Review 16:1-2 (Spring 2004)
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Modernity; Antisemitism; Literature Review
The idea of contemporary Western antisemitism, especially as a modern manifestation of an age-old issue, is difficult to define and understand. In order to address the 'new antisemitism' in today's society, the author reviews seven recent publications on contemporary antisemitism arising in the wake of major antisemitic acts of violence in Europe since 2002.