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An [unpublished] response to Andrew Apostolou’s Wall Street Journal piece

To the Editor [of the *Wall Street Journal*]: Andrew Apostolou’s “The Shame of Modern Greece” (Opinion Europe, January 20, 2010), about the arson attacks on a historic synagogue in Chania on the island of Crete,  represents a case of a premature judgment used to support a simple-minded sermon without respect for the complexity of the historic relationship between the Greeks […]

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The Misuse of Anti-Semitism in the Arsons of Chania’s Jewish Synagogue

The Misuse of Anti-Semitism in the Arsons of Chania’s Jewish Synagogue

       One of the most attractive features of using ‘loaded labels’ such as the term “anti-semitism” is to create the emotional impact one wants, linking the opposition  to something that is held in disdain. As a rule the opposition is discredited before they have uttered a single word.        Irrespectively of the fact that many claims of anti-Semitism are proved on […]

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