The Resource (((Semitism))) : being Jewish in America in the age of Trump, Jonathan Weisman

(((Semitism))) : being Jewish in America in the age of Trump, Jonathan Weisman

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(((Semitism))) : being Jewish in America in the age of Trump
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(((Semitism)))
Title remainder
being Jewish in America in the age of Trump
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Weisman
Title variation
Being Jewish in America in the age of Trump
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eng
Summary
  • "A short, literary, powerful contemplation on how Jews are viewed in America since the election of Donald J. Trump, and how we can move forward to fight anti-Semitism. Anti-Semitism has always been present in American culture, but with the rise of the Alt Right and an uptick of threats to Jewish communities since Trump took office, New York Times editor Jonathan Weisman has produced a book that could not be more important or timely. When Weisman was attacked on Twitter by a wave of neo-Nazis and anti-Semites, witnessing tropes such as the Jew as a leftist anarchist; as a rapacious, Wall Street profiteer; and as a money-bags financier orchestrating war for Israel, he stopped to wonder: How has the Jewish experience changed, especially under a leader like Donald Trump? In (((Semitism))), Weisman will explore the disconnect between his own sense of Jewish identity and the expectations of his detractors and supporters. He will delve into the rise of the Alt Right, their roots in older anti-Semitic organizations, the odd ancientness of their grievances--cloaked as they are in contemporary, techy hipsterism--and their aims--to spread hate in a palatable way through a political structure that has so suddenly become tolerant of their views. He will conclude with what we should do next, realizing that vicious as it is, anti-Semitism must be seen through the lens of more pressing threats. He proposes a unification of American Judaism around the defense of self and of others even more vulnerable: the undocumented immigrants, refugees, Muslim Americans, and black activists who have been directly targeted, not just by the tolerated Alt Right, but by the Trump White House itself"--
  • Anti-Semitism has always been present in American culture. How has the Jewish experience changed, especially under a leader like Donald Trump? Weisman delves into the rise of the Alt Right, their roots in older anti-Semitic organizations, the odd ancientness of their grievances and their aims: to spread hate in a palatable way through a political structure that has so suddenly become tolerant of their views. He proposes a unification of American Judaism around the defense of self and of others even more vulnerable: the undocumented immigrants, refugees, Muslim Americans, and black activists who have also been targeted
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Weisman, Jonathan
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305.892/4073
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Trump, Donald
  • Antisemitism
  • Religious right
  • United States
  • Jews
  • Jews
  • Jews
  • Jews
  • Jews
  • Jews
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(((Semitism))) : being Jewish in America in the age of Trump, Jonathan Weisman
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-238)
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Complacency -- The Israel deception -- The unheard thunder -- Stand up or ignore -- Toward a collective response
Control code
on1004206764
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
238 pages
Isbn
9781250169938
Lccn
2017043692
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1004206764
Label
(((Semitism))) : being Jewish in America in the age of Trump, Jonathan Weisman
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-238)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Complacency -- The Israel deception -- The unheard thunder -- Stand up or ignore -- Toward a collective response
Control code
on1004206764
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
238 pages
Isbn
9781250169938
Lccn
2017043692
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1004206764

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