Topic archives: anti-Semitism

Corbyn anti-Semitism furore backfires on Tories

April 5, 2018 14

A series of attacks on Jeremy Corbyn for being anti-Semitic has drawn out decades of genuine contempt from the right.

The Crikey pocket guide to Australia’s fringe-dwelling far-right groups

and January 11, 2018 6

Please "enjoy" part one of our catalogue of  the fractious, pitiful and scary parties of the far right in Australia.

Rundle: violent, right-wing anti-Semites are on the march. So where’s the outrage?

November 29, 2017 15

Despite their growing presence on campuses and in cities across Australia, far-right anti-Semites are barely being acknowledged by certain Jewish groups.

Maiden Malcolm Roberts runs with anti-Semitic myths

September 14, 2016 13

One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts peddled some of the core myths of anti-Semitism in his first speech to the Senate.

Crikey to blame for muzzling asylum seeker activists

May 28, 2015 2

Crikey readers have their say about asylum seeker activists, anti-Semitism, and why Bernard Keane should not write about the carpark in Parliament House.

Jake Lynch ‘relieved’ to be cleared of serious misconduct

Jake Lynch ‘relieved’ to be cleared of serious misconduct

May 27, 2015 4

Jake Lynch has been cleared of charges of anti-Semitism for his actions during an anti-Israel protest at Sydney University.

Rundle: why Jews (and everyone) need to stand up for halal

Rundle: why Jews (and everyone) need to stand up for halal

May 14, 2015 30

There are shades of anti-Semitism at the root of the anti-halal nonsense.

Why Jake Lynch was waving money around at an anti-Israel protest

Why Jake Lynch was waving money around at an anti-Israel protest

March 25, 2015 14

Jake Lynch is a long-time supporter of Palestine, but he has shown no evidence of anti-Semitism, whatever his ideological enemies might say, writes Sydney University senior lecturer Nick Riemer

Razer’s Class Warfare: Apple a cruel industrialist in Hillsong Jesus clothing

Razer’s Class Warfare: Apple a cruel industrialist in Hillsong Jesus clothing

September 11, 2014 10

The emotional incontinence of idiot tech journalists as they fetishise graven images (read: iPhones and Apple Watches) glorifies a god (read: cult leader) that is not as benevolent as it seems.

The dangerous essentialism of anti-Semitic and Islamophobic cartoons

The dangerous essentialism of anti-Semitic and Islamophobic cartoons

August 5, 2014 17

In Australia, there should be no place for reactionary essentialism while we debate politics and ideas, says Overland editor Jeff Sparrow.

Australian Jewish News calls for Fairfax boycott

Australian Jewish News calls for Fairfax boycott

August 1, 2014 36

The Australian Jewish News has called on its readers to cancel their subscriptions to Fairfax Media after a column by Mike Carlton and its illustrating cartoon were slammed by the paper as antisemitic.

Why crying wolf on anti-Semitism harms us all

Why crying wolf on anti-Semitism harms us all

July 23, 2014 47

The pro-Israel lobby is quick to use the term "anti-Semitism" where it is not warranted. But there really are people who hate Jews and by overusing the term we reduce its power, writes Larry Stillman from the executive of the Australian Jewish Democratic Society.

In defence of soccer

July 10, 2014 1

Crikey readers talk anti-Semitism and why Bernard Keane knows nothing about soccer.

Rundle: Dale’s worst problem was anti-Semitism, not ‘Demidenko’

June 26, 2014 10

She's baaaaaaaaack. Helen Demidenko speaks up to re-claim her controversial book.

A hard case of harmful speech: should we ban anti-vaccination talk?

A hard case of harmful speech: should we ban anti-vaccination talk?

April 9, 2014 134

There are better examples of speech that causes harm than the ones we're debating in relation to the Racial Discrimination Act. What about the anti-vaxxers?

Palmer misses the point about the AEC

November 5, 2013 1

Crikey readers talk the AEC and the Western Australian Senate vote debacle. Plus Guy Rundle and a reader go head-to-head.

<em>The Australian</em>‘s anti-Semitism beat-up that wasn’t

The Australian‘s anti-Semitism beat-up that wasn’t

October 30, 2013 17

According to The Australian, we're a nation of vicious anti-semites. But the evidence they're using to base their claim is dodgy, at best.

Standing up for Nazis is not freedom of speech

Standing up for Nazis is not freedom of speech

July 25, 2013 54

Giving voice to an article promoting a party that wants to "turn immigrants into soap" and "make lampshades of their skin" is not a diversity of ideas. It's violent hate speech.

How violence in Europe takes a hard-Right turn

How violence in Europe takes a hard-Right turn

December 15, 2011 12

How will the Liberal Right deal with the increasingly violent and racist trajectory of the hard-Right? Not well, one suspects on the evidence.

Strange bedfellows: new nexus between Israel and far Right

October 25, 2011 8

This is an extract from an essay in On Utøya: Anders Breivik, right terror, racism and Europe.