For obvious reasons, anti-Jewish expression on the Left mostly does not make its way into liberal discourse. But if you want a good starting-point for thinking about the issue, I 'd suggest a 2003 article that transcribes a rare forum on the topic: Jamie Glazov 's "Symposium: Anti-Semitism - the New Call of the Left " at FrontPage Magazine (
Perhaps what is called for is a national forum on religious/ethnic/sexual-preference scapegoating that includes representatives from all discriminated groups. The participants might then become aware of the commonality of their persecution (and often of their persecutors), and develop a coordinated way of defending themselves and going after those who wish them ill.#
Originally published by The Crisis Papers and Democratic Underground 3/21/06.
Copyright 2006 by Bernard Weiner.