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World Policy Journal (1 December 2011) 28 (4): 20–33.
Published: 01 December 2011
... their origins and the forces that continue to drive wedges between communities. We’ve settled on three locations—Venezuela, where Jews and the state are increasingly in conflict; China, where the state is nervously clamping down on underground churches; and Turkey, where the ancient Byzantine empire of...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2015) 32 (2): 105–111.
Published: 01 June 2015
.... Now, no one answers any of the seven steel doors that line the synagogue’s façade, covered in Star of David patterns. Often, no one answers the phone either. In Turkey, Jews need to make an appointment to pray in a synagogue. Yet they can walk into any mosque or church. No one checks bags, identity...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2001) 17 (4): 75–82.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Jews. Similarly, by American origin (Ashkenazim), highly edu­ labeling post-Zionism as “anti-Zionism,” cated, staunchly secular, and middle class. Hazony distorts the views of those who Together, these characteristics set them apart argue that Zionism has successfully com­ from the majority of...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2003) 19 (4): 85–88.
Published: 01 December 2003
... Party. After the Civil War, there was the Yellow Peril, fanned by the yellow press, that led to the enactment in 1882 of the Chinese exclusion law. But the true precursors of the present campaign were the Red Scare of 1919-20 and the drive in the 1930s to close the gates to Jews...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2011) 28 (4): 1–2.
Published: 01 December 2011
.... Our Map Room zooms in on the hajj, tracing it through the holy city of Mecca. We then turn to three fault lines of religion—where conflicting passions and agendas have opened up gulfs between religion and government—the Jews of Venezuela, Christians of China, and the Orthodox of Islamic Turkey. Next...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2003) 20 (3): 59–69.
Published: 01 September 2003
... the appearance of the government, which has come under the evil Messiah. He belonged to a version of Jewish influence of Jews and blacks and is taking messianism in which “the Messiah’s coming guns away from whites in order to subject requires Jewish possession of all biblical them to...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2016) 33 (2): 67–69.
Published: 01 June 2016
... forth such propositions and to suggest that this “illness” is threatening Europe. . . . In her classic book, Illness as Metaphor , Susan Sontag demonstrated that this concept of “illness” has a somewhat dark history, often tied to fascism. Jews, as you well know, were themselves considered a strain of...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2016) 33 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., the program increases the number of students in elite universities who are ethnic minorities, new immigrants, and who come from poor families in poor neighborhoods. About half of all affirmative action admits are Jews of Asian or African origin (known as Mizrahi Jews) and Arabs, all ethnic minorities...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2005) 22 (1): 103–107.
Published: 01 March 2005
... my outline is the shaming fact that the bravest martyrs to peace in our own time have been murdered by their own unforgiving flock. Thus Mohandas Gandhi was fatally assailed by a Hindu, Anwar Sadat by Muslim soldiers, and Yitzhak Rabin by a demented Jew. So, too, with independent Sri Lanka’s...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2004) 21 (2): 108–110.
Published: 01 June 2004
... the justifiable claims of Jews and non-Jews alike who naively placed their assets in Swiss banks to avoid Nazi con­ fiscation. Eventually, an American team led by former deputy secretary of the treasury Stuart E. Eizenstat secured settlements for survivors and their offspring totaling some $8...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2012) 29 (4): 66–73.
Published: 01 December 2012
...-30,000 Jewish people still living in Iran. They have members in our parliament. In fact, when you speak to an Iranian Jew, he says he is an Iranian Jew, not a Jew and then an Iranian. He is first an Iranian and then a Jew. we oppose any external interference into the affairs of the syrian...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2005) 22 (1): 89–94.
Published: 01 March 2005
... could never be.” During his 21 years living in South Second, “it has exploited Western guilt Africa, Gandhi received support from nu­ over the Holocaust.” Third, “its strategic merous Muslims and Jews. He would not Middle Eastern alliance with the US re­ have gone to South Africa if Abdullah...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2002) 19 (2): 1–12.
Published: 01 June 2002
...-Palestinian settlement is to resettle inside Israel the 7,000 Jews now liv­ lead to full Arab recognition under Crown ing there amidst 1.2 million Arabs. The two Prince Abdullah’s plan, Israel’s border with sections of the Palestinian state, one in the Syria will also have to be returned...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2017) 34 (1): 13–17.
Published: 01 March 2017
... features of old anti-Semitism, which defined a mythical, ethnically homogeneous national community against its enemies: the Jews. Trump took this model and enlarged the spectrum to include African Americans, Latinos, Muslims, and nonwhite immigrants. The incredible split between urban and rural America...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2000) 17 (1): 71–78.
Published: 01 March 2000
... effectively owned much of the Whether it was interminable talks on country. They resemble stodgy members of arms reductions, spies trailing each other, or the Politburos of yore more than repre­ Soviet Jews touching down before they left sentatives of democratic parties. for Israel, Vienna was...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2012) 29 (2): 18–20.
Published: 01 June 2012
... together is becoming more important every day. Of course, this idea of living shoulder-to-shoulder in peace is not entirely welcomed by all the residents of the region. Bridging the divide that separates Israeli from Palestinian and Jew from Arab is essential to the region’s long-term stability, and...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2003) 20 (3): 82–88.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Ottoman Turks during World documented in Power’s account. War I, of Jews by Nazi Germany before and Indeed, what distinguishes her book is during World War II, of fellow Cambodians its detailed and devastating chronicle of bu­ by Pol Pot in the 1970s, of Iraqi Kurds by reaucratic infighting...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2018) 35 (2): 34–40.
Published: 01 June 2018
... book was bound not to be popular. Since 1987, the Progress Party has acted as a conduit for the mainstreaming of far-right tropes and ideas about Islam and Muslims in Norway. During this time, Muslims overtook Jews as the racialized “other” in Norwegian society, and biological racism was replaced by...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2001) 18 (1): 13–23.
Published: 01 March 2001
... sharper than in Is­ edly showing they were Jews, paid between rael. The nation’s very reason for existence is $80 and $96 million for half-ownership of to shelter Jews and if possible protect their Paz, the country’s largest oil distribution property against punitive expropriation. company. The...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2005) 22 (3): 81–93.
Published: 01 September 2005
... the ashes bers roughly 80,000, living mainly in of a failed empire, the republic’s founders Istanbul). As with Jews after the Second sought to establish a new national iden­ World War, the trauma of the genocide tity. They hoped in this way to eliminate became a defining element in diaspora...