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Who Is an Antisemite?

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The most consistent teachers of antisemitism, the ones who brainwash Palestinian children with horrible and infuriating conclusions about Jews, live among us. They are Civil Administration officers and inspectors, Jerusalem municipal officials, Israel Defense Forces soldiers and Border Police officers. And let’s not forget the architects, engineers, builders and settlers. They are all our messengers, flesh of our flesh. Our loved ones.

The textbooks they use are Israeli cabinet resolutions and reality. Page after page, day after day, one military order after another, give their Palestinian students various and sundry reasons not to love us, the Jews.

It is not an abstract Jesus “crucified by the Jews” that the young ones see, but rather a sobbing grandmother, a quietly outraged father and a huge bulldozer roaring away with torn tarpaulins, broken planks and dented hinges dripping from its jaws. And they, little antisemites that they are, link this experience to recollections they’ve heard about the........

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