Why is Antisemitism Still Around?

Why is it that even post-Holocaust, Jews experience a large percentage of the world’s hate crimes, despite being less than 0.2% of the world’s population?

The Holocaust wasn’t an antisemitic exception — it was the culmination of years of religious, scientific, cultural and political anti-Jewish sentiment. This foundation still exists today. Many still subscribe to anti-Jewish conspiracy theories, resulting in disproportionately high statistics of anti-Jewish sentiment and large numbers of hate crimes.

Created and Written by Yair Rosenberg: http://www.yairrosenberg.com

Comments (12)

(11) Shmueli romai, October 31, 2021 8:55 AM

Anti zionisim is an expression for anti semitism

Anti zionisim, is an expression for anti semitism

(10) Anonymous, August 27, 2021 10:51 AM


The haters tried to bury us
but they didn't know....
No, they DIDN'T KNOW

We were a seed!
Stay Strong.

(9) Alan O'Connor, August 25, 2021 5:06 PM

The acceptable face of racism

From the European perspective, anti-Semitism appears to be the acceptable face of racism and has been so for many centuries. It probably began with Christianity and the myth that Jews killed Jesus, a myth that is still taught to children in many Christian schools. From the religious aspect, members of the Moslem community see considerable anti-Semitism in the Quran and the Hadiths and the rapidly growing size of the Moslem community in Europe is expanding this hatred. Politically, there appears to be great hatred towards Jews amongst members of the Black community and the far left and right of politics. Jews are blamed for all the ills of the world by these groups often using Israel or Zionism as a surrogate. Not a happy situation and seemingly impossible to eradicate.

(8) Anonymous, August 17, 2021 6:36 PM

Yes, but .....

I agree with everything said and frankly at aged 70 have heard all this before. But what is not addressed is the question of what we as a people do to address the problem of Jewish stereotypes. By this I mean 'All jews are rich' 'Jews control the media' 'Jews know how to look after themselves' I could go on and on.

(7) Rebeca Cogan, August 16, 2021 12:49 PM


Classes like this hopefully will awaken our people.

(6) alan, August 16, 2021 12:40 PM


the largest group in the U.S. that is antisemitic are the blacks.

(5) Jennifer Badani, August 16, 2021 1:44 AM

Re: Antisemtism


(4) Ilbert Phillips, August 15, 2021 8:25 PM


What is most disappointing is that we refused to identify antisemitism when it occurs. The shootings are easy to call them out. But when Democratic congresswomen utter antisemitic statements, the Democrats remain silent.

alice Jena, August 16, 2021 2:03 AM

not only the small minority of Democrats

Most of the bigotry and antisemitism comes from the Republican, white leaders

(3) Anonymous, August 15, 2021 6:27 PM

Antisemitism is a Divine gift.

Do we really not understand yet? We were exiled from the Land of Israel two thousand years ago. Before that and after, many other nations were exiled from their own homelands. They all disappeared, blending into the peoples with whom they lived. No one remembers them. But the Al-mighty had chosen us for a different, unique destiny: to be His people, to suffer exile and wandering, all manner of pain and persecution, never to be accepted anywhere. This so that we might survive as a separate, unassimiliated nation and return now, at the end of days, bloody but unbowed, to our Land to usher in the glorious End of Days. We are not there yet. Many Jews around the world are still wasting precious energy fighting antisemitism. If antisemitism were - G-d forbid - to disappear, all the Jews all over the world who care nothing about beiing Jewish would assimilate, intermarry and disappear. Even worse, the Arabs who surround us in israel would stop hating us, and the Jews here in israel who still don't know what they're here for, would blend with them, leave us a greatly diminished people, even give them this Land!.
But, antisemitism will not disappear. Thank G-d! Protected by it, we will soon, in great numbers, awaken and wake up the whole world to the beauty and truth of His plan.

(2) Rivka, August 15, 2021 6:24 PM

Moshiach is on his way

I know we feel like there is no end in sight but Moshiach must be on his way. Think about it. There is nowhere to go but Israel, we are finding new communities of Jews all the time. For example, the Ethiopian Jews could very well be the tribe of Dan. This can only happen at the time of Moshiach. Things have been so crazy lately, would you really be surprised if you heard the shofar tomorrow or we found the Sambatiyon? Probably not. It's time I'm telling you.

(1) Anonymous, August 15, 2021 4:56 PM

Why are so many young Jews against their own people and against Israel, this truly scary


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