Community Free Synagogue Adult Education

Every Thursday in January in the Community Hall

Course Readings: American Antisemitism

 

 

For Week 1 (January 3): Modern European Roots

Marr:

http://www.kevinmacdonald.net/marr-text-english.pdf 

http://germanhistorydocs.ghi-dc.org/sub_document.cfm?document_id=1847 

optional additional reading on Marr:  https://www.amazon.com/Wilhelm-Marr-Patriarch-Anti-Semitism-Studies/dp/0195040058  ( click on "Look Inside: and scroll to page 116 to start scanning the reading)

Protcols:

http://xroads.virginia.edu/~ma01/Kidd/thesis/pdf/protocols.pdf

https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/The_truth_about_The_Protocols

For Week 2 (January 10): American Background

https://www.brandeis.edu/hornstein/sarna/popularandencyclopedia/Archive/Anti-SemitismandAmericanHistory.pdf

http://teachingamericanhistory.org/library/document/letter-to-the-hebrew-congregation-at-newport/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_Order_No._11_(1862)

Ford:

https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/The_International_Jew    (especially Article 5 on antisemitism)

Coughlin:

https://encyclopedia.ushmm.org/content/en/article/charles-e-coughlin

Lindbergh & "American Firsters":

https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/america-first-for-charles-lindbergh-and-donald-trump

http://theconversation.com/americas-dark-history-of-organized-anti-semitism-re-emerges-in-todays-far-right-groups-106292

https://www.enaplesflorida.com/2018/an-age-of-blatant-antisemitism-in-naples/

 

For Week 3 (January 17): Left, Right and "Religious Leaders"

 

The Left: Anti-Zionism vs Anti-Semitism:

 

https://www.adl.org/resources/tools-and-strategies/what-is-anti-israel-anti-semitic-anti-zionist

 

https://thehill.com/opinion/international/421571-democrats-must-stand-up-for-israel

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/07/opinion/rashida-tlaib-israel-antisemitism.html

 

https://nypost.com/2018/11/25/liberal-jews-are-still-turning-a-blind-eye-to-anti-semitism-on-the-left/

 

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/its-time-to-call-out-campus-anti-semitism-by-both-the-left-and-the-right/2018/10/26/344f0de8-d89b-11e8-a10f-b51546b10756_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.6ca9fe17e59e

 

The Right: Racism, hypernationalism and xenophobia:

 

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/oct/31/steve-king-antisemitism-paul-ryan-anti-defamation-league

http://theconversation.com/americas-dark-history-of-organized-anti-semitism-re-emerges-in-todays-far-right-groups-106292

https://www.vox.com/2018/10/29/18037580/pittsburgh-shooter-anti-semitism-racist-jewish-caravan

https://www.jpost.com/US-Elections/Jewish-World-Anti-immigrant-and-white-supremacist-maybe-But-is-the-alt-right-anti-Semitic-466675

"Religious Leaders":

 

https://www.businessinsider.com/one-of-the-largest-protestant-denominations-in-the-us-is-boycotting-israel-2015-7

 

https://www.usnews.com/opinion/thomas-jefferson-street/articles/2018-02-28/dont-forget-billy-grahams-anti-semitic-turn-with-richard-nixon

 

https://www.the-american-interest.com/2012/11/14/are-presbyterians-anti-semitic/

http://articles.latimes.com/1986-10-19/magazine/tm-5850_1_jesse-jackson

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/what-did-it-take-to-finally-unite-blacks-and-jews-donald-trump/2017/08/28/6b740d66-8c32-11e7-91d5-ab4e4bb76a3a_story.html?utm_term=.098d47f7c851

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/03/womens-march/555122/

https://www.americamagazine.org/politics-society/2018/10/29/editors-catholics-have-moral-duty-fight-anti-semitism

For Week 4 ( January 24): "Dogwhistles" and Tropes

https://www.news-press.com/story/opinion/contributors/2019/01/18/debbie-wasserman-schultz-why-refuse-walk-washington-womens-march/2614611002/

https://www.thedailybeast.com/southern-poverty-law-center-quietly-joins-the-roster-of-big-groups-walking-away-from-the-womens-march

https://www.ohchr.org/Documents/AboutUs/CivilSociety/ReportHC/75_The%20Louis%20D.%20Brandeis%20Center%20_Fact%20Sheet%20Anti-Semitism.pdf

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/oct/24/george-soros-antisemitism-bomb-attacks

https://www.vox.com/2018/10/29/18037580/pittsburgh-shooter-anti-semitism-racist-jewish-caravanhttps:

www.cnn.com/2018/11/12/politics/white-supremacists-cheer-midterms-trump/index.html

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2018/11/06/republicans-attack-jewish-candidates-across-us-with-an-age-old-caricature-fistfuls-cash/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.0622b77d3d95

https://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/fl-xpm-2002-10-25-0210250287-story.html

https://www.gainesville.com/news/20021025/candidate-mistakes-opponent-for-another

https://www.politico.eu/article/eric-trump-shekels-accused-of-anti-semitism-after-remark/

https://boss.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/08/09/is-god-a-marketing-strategy/

https://products.kitsapsun.com/archive/1997/12-21/0030_christian_marketing.html

https://www.tabletmag.com/scroll/69224/when-anti-circumcision-turns-anti-semitic

 

 

 

 

 

 

https://dailystormer.name/

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2017/12/the-making-of-an-american-nazi/544119/

https://www.stormfront.org/forum/t538924/

https://www.amren.com/news/2006/04/jews_and_americ/

 

 

For Week 5( January 31): Continuous or an Aberration?

http://theconversation.com/americas-dark-history-of-organized-anti-semitism-re-emerges-in-todays-far-right-groups-106292