|I am often asked by fellow Jews about contemporary manifestations of anti-Semitism, particularly in Europe. 'Is this just like 1939? Are we on the cusp of another Holocaust?' Until now, my answer has been an unequivocal 'no.' I have criticized community leaders who, either out of genuine concern or to advance their own purposes, use Holocaust analogies to describe contemporary conditions.
And despite all this I wonder if I am too sanguine. ...
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Scott Baker is a Managing Editor & The Economics Editor at Opednews, and a blogger for Huffington Post, Daily Kos, and Global Economic Intersection.
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