A Wrongheaded Assumption

Publication Date: July 2009

Publisher: National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (U.S.)

Author(s): David Kraemer

Research Area: Culture and religion

Keywords: Anti-Israel Sentiment; Leadership; Anti-Semitism

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States


The author writes a reaction to a speech on rising antisemitism given by Lawrence Summers, the president of Harvard University. The author particularly disagrees with Mr. Summers' argument that being anti-Israel equates being anti-Semitic.