Reply To: Have you been exposed to harmful antisemitic tropes about Jewish control over finances or foreign policy? After participating in this course, how would you go about responding to these tropes if you encounter them?
Yes, it’s true that the logic in our political economies are often oversimplified to the detriment of healthy conversation on ethnic and religious minorities, which has in turn resulted in great harm to Jews. This has been unfortunately the case throughout history and in a wide array of political systems. Our present context is not immune from this hate: in the US at the present moment we find antisemitism rising on both the right and left ends of the political spectrum.