Antisemitism and the American Far Left by Stephen H. Norwood

By Stephen H. Norwood

Stephen H. Norwood has written the 1st systematic examine of the yankee some distance left's position in either propagating and scuffling with antisemitism. This publication covers Communists from 1920 onward, Trotskyists, the recent Left and its black nationalist allies, and the modern remnants of the recent Left. Professor Norwood analyzes the deficiencies of the yank a ways left's causes of Nazism and the Holocaust. He explores a ways left methods to militant Islam, from condemnation of its fierce antisemitism within the Nineteen Thirties to contemporary apologies for jihad. Norwood discusses the some distance left's use of long-standing theological and financial antisemitic stereotypes that the a ways correct additionally embraced. The learn analyzes the a ways left's antipathy to Jewish tradition, in addition to its occasional efforts to advertise it. He considers how early Marxist and Bolshevik paradigms persisted to form American some distance left perspectives of Jewish id, Zionism, Israel, and antisemitism.

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