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The Deadliest Lies: The Israel Lobby and the Myth of Jewish Controlby Abraham H Foxman
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This is the definitive response to the rise of a new global anti-Semitism from the head of the Anti-Defamation League. Abraham Foxman delivers a powerful blow to such ideas as "The Israel Lobby" and shows how old stereotypes have taken subtle new forms. He also reveals a disturbing parallel trend: the decline of global Jewish solidarity, which he argues is critical for dealing with current threats. This books carefully considers the intertwined relationship between the U.S. and Israel and delves into the unique position that American Jews find themselves in. Foxman advocates forthright, decisive solutions to an international crisis and helps to balance a fractious debate.
An urgent message from the head of the Anti-Defamation League
As national director of the Anti-Defamation League, this is Abraham Foxman's decisive response to the new voices contributing to anti-Semitism worldwide. Foxman takes a bold, unapologetic, and controversial stand against prejudice and discrimination, and advocates forthright solutions to the growing international crisis of anti-Semitism.
The representative of the Jewish community and staunch defender of human rights, Foxman delivers a powerful blow to such ideas as The Israel Lobby. He shows how old stereotypes associated with the most virulent forms of bigotry have been resurfacing and taking subtle new forms. From Carter to Mearsheimer, he addresses the public figures who make these beliefs appear credible. He also reveals a disturbing parallel trend: the decline of global Jewish solidarity, which he argues is critical for dealing with the current threat. Foxman advocates forthright and decisive solutions to an international crisis, ensuring that this will be an important clarion call.
About the Author
Abraham H. Foxman is the national director of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and one of today's preeminent voices against hatred, discrimination, and violence across the world. He is the author of Never Again?: The Threat of the New Anti-Semitism.
Table of Contents
In a Time of Challenge
Old Poison in a New Bottle
Alluring Myths, Clear-Eyed Realities
The Power of Misinformation: The Judt Affair
A President Loses His Way
The Way Forward
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