The Resource (((Semitism))) : being Jewish in America in the age of Trump, Jonathan Weisman., (ebook)

(((Semitism))) : being Jewish in America in the age of Trump, Jonathan Weisman., (ebook)

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(((Semitism))) : being Jewish in America in the age of Trump
Title
(((Semitism)))
Title remainder
being Jewish in America in the age of Trump
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Jonathan Weisman.
Title variation
Being Jewish in America in the age of Trump
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eng
Summary
"A short, literary, powerful contemplation on how Jews are viewed in America since the election of Donald J. Trump, and how we can move forward to fight anti-Semitism. Anti-Semitism has always been present in American culture, but with the rise of the Alt Right and an uptick of threats to Jewish communities since Trump took office, New York Times editor Jonathan Weisman has produced a book that could not be more important or timely. When Weisman was attacked on Twitter by a wave of neo-Nazis and anti-Semites, witnessing tropes such as the Jew as a leftist anarchist; as a rapacious, Wall Street profiteer; and as a money-bags financier orchestrating war for Israel, he stopped to wonder: How has the Jewish experience changed, especially under a leader like Donald Trump? In (((Semitism))), Weisman will explore the disconnect between his own sense of Jewish identity and the expectations of his detractors and supporters. He will delve into the rise of the Alt Right, their roots in older anti-Semitic organizations, the odd ancientness of their grievances--cloaked as they are in contemporary, techy hipsterism--and their aims--to spread hate in a palatable way through a political structure that has so suddenly become tolerant of their views. He will conclude with what we should do next, realizing that vicious as it is, anti-Semitism must be seen through the lens of more pressing threats. He proposes a unification of American Judaism around the defense of self and of others even more vulnerable: the undocumented immigrants, refugees, Muslim Americans, and black activists who have been directly targeted, not just by the tolerated Alt Right, but by the Trump White House itself"--
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Weisman, Jonathan
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305.892/4073
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LC call number
DS146.U6
LC item number
W45 2018eb
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non fiction
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  • dictionaries
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  • Trump, Donald
  • Antisemitism
  • Religious right
  • United States
  • Jews
  • Jews
  • Jews
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(((Semitism))) : being Jewish in America in the age of Trump, Jonathan Weisman., (ebook)
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First edition.
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1 online resource (238 pages)
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9781250169945
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  • (OCoLC)1029295533
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(((Semitism))) : being Jewish in America in the age of Trump, Jonathan Weisman., (ebook)
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Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (238 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781250169945
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
7218E8F7-02A0-4996-BFA3-F399EE72270F
System control number
  • on1029295533
  • (OCoLC)1029295533

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