Archive for November, 2008

The New Antisemitism by Robert Wistrich

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008
The following article appeared in the new UK-based Standpoint magazine last month and has only recently gone on-line. With the magazine’s permission, EISCA reprints this important essay here in full.
In our experience, one of the enduring rewards of reading an analysis of contemporary antisemitism by Professor Wistrich it that the reader seldom returns from the engagement empty-handed. Even in cases where one is familiar with his approach to the subject, there always seems to be

Denis MacShane: Confronting the new antisemitism

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Denis MacShane is Labour MP for Rotherham and a former Minister for Europe. His book, Globalising Hatred: The New Antisemitism, is published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson (

Playing the Nazi Card at Goldsmiths

Monday, November 17th, 2008

Oxford plays host to classic antisemtitic topoi

Friday, November 14th, 2008
I was asked to comment by the Guardian today on the following news item that they had received from the news service INS. My comments follow at the end of the news story.