What does antisemitism mean?

Definitions for antisemitism
an·ti·semitism

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  1. Antisemitism

    Antisemitism is prejudice, hatred of, or discrimination against Jews for reasons connected to their Jewish heritage. A person who holds such positions is called an "antisemite". It is considered by most scientists to be a form of racism. While the term's etymology might suggest that antisemitism is directed against all Semitic peoples, the term was coined in the late 19th century in Germany as a more scientific-sounding term for Judenhass, and that has been its normal use since then. For the purposes of a 2005 U.S. governmental report, antisemitism was considered "hatred toward Jews—individually and as a group—that can be attributed to the Jewish religion and/or ethnicity." Antisemitism may be manifested in many ways, ranging from expressions of hatred of or discrimination against individual Jews to organized violent attacks by mobs, state police, or even military attacks on entire Jewish communities. Although the term did not come into common usage until the 19th century, it is now also applied to historic anti-Jewish incidences. Notable instances of persecution include the pogroms which preceded the First Crusade in 1096, the expulsion from England in 1290, the massacres of Spanish Jews in 1391, the persecutions of the Spanish Inquisition, the expulsion from Spain in 1492, Cossack massacres in Ukraine, various pogroms in Russia, the Dreyfus affair, the Holocaust, official Soviet anti-Jewish policies and the Jewish exodus from Arab and Muslim countries.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of antisemitism in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of antisemitism in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of antisemitism in a Sentence

  1. Wolfgang Bock:

    There is a lack of a deeper understanding of the culture in many Middle Eastern countries and this results in Western stakeholders being taken by surprise over the fervent antisemitism there.

  2. Ahmad Mansour:

    Education can't just be about the Holocaust and the Third Reich. Schools also need to talk about the Middle East conflict, antisemitism based on religious argumentation and conspiracy theories.

  3. Rebecca Vilkomerson:

    At a time of rising anti-Semitism, this is a crucial conversation both inside and outside the Jewish community, i am proud to be taking part with a set of panelists with proven track records of fighting antisemitism and all forms of racism.

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