The Five Degrees of Anti-Semitism

By Philip Perlmutter

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), 2000

A nuanced terminology is needed to distinguish among antisemitic acts based on their intent and impact. As in criminal law, antisemitism should be divided into categories, predicated on the belief that physical violence is more objectionable than verbal insult.

Topic: Political Behavior, Advocacy, Prejudice, Discrimination, Politics

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Volume/Issue: Vol. 76/No. 4

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Language: English

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Perlmutter, Philip. The Five Degrees of Anti-Semitism. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). 2000:


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