About Face: The Changing Face of Black Antisemitism


Jewish Press: The article on Anti-Semitism describes the post-WWII period in the US, when there were relatively few openly antisemitic conflicts. However:

Some social anti-Semitism does remain, for, as repeated studies have shown, the Jews are the only white group in the United States for whom social rank is consistently lower than economic status. [3:136]

According to the article, tensions existed between the Jewish and Black communities. At the time, Jews — being generally the last occupants in Black neighborhoods at the time — were visible as landlords and storekeepers, giving rise to tensions. On the other hand, Jews were among the leading proponents of integration and were a major source of the money and power behind the movement for equal rights for Black Americans, which itself was a cause of resentment for those who wanted to see the revolution as their own. Read More …

Opinion: It is always there. Hatred against God’s people, that is. But what differentiates today from the post WWII Holocaust era is that it was ‘never again’ supposed to happen.

Today, anti-Semitism is justified by “anti-whitism,” complete with propaganda that encourages attacks.

And this one …

Of course, the billionaire statistic is exaggerated by more than double, but once a lie is out there, it gets believed as fact by those who want it to be true.

From the article:

There was a time that the tension between the Black and Jewish communities could be attributed to Jews being the ‘face’ of “white Americans” in the Black neighborhoods themselves.

Today, under the banner of “Black Lives Matter,” there is an attempt to single out Jews who have achieved success either academically or financially beyond what BLM deems acceptable.

Antisemitism is not just an offense against a Holy God, it actually works against the people who perpetuate it, as promised to Abraham (Genesis 12:3) and again to Jacob (Genesis 27:28-29):

May God give you heaven’s dew
    and earth’s richness—
    an abundance of grain and new wine.
29 May nations serve you
    and peoples bow down to you.
Be lord over your brothers,
    and may the sons of your mother bow down to you.
May those who curse you be cursed
    and those who bless you be blessed.”

How sad is it then that one of Jacob’s (Israel) most deadly enemies, Mahmoud Abbas, is supported by Black Lives Matter?

Middleeast Monitor July 1, 2020

The Black Lives Matter movement’s stand with Palestinians has a history

Last weekend, BLM UK continued in this tradition by posting a series of tweets condemning the Israeli annexation plan for the West Bank and demanding the right to criticise Zionism. “British politics is gagged of the right to critique Zionism, and Israel’s settler-colonial pursuits,” the group said. 

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