In the article linked below, Frida Ghitis writes perceptively about the upsurge in antisemitism and what it portends for the afflicted societies. Ghitis, who is not Jewish, is a columnist and analyst on world affairs. Previously a long-time correspondent and producer at CNN, she continues to appear occasionally on the network as a commentator. Her writing has been published in numerous important print and online vehicles.
Quote: “The [cartoon], with the Star of David at its heart, evoked well-worn conspiratorial tropes of Jewish power — in this case personal control by Netanyahu and the Jewish state over the president of the United States and American elected officials. And while some defend this kind of thing as targeting the state of Israel rather than Jews, this sort of conspiracy theory, where Zionist power replaces Jewish power, has been a staple on the left dating back to Soviet times.”
Sources: The Jewish Journal
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