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Kristallnacht Redux

A future question: Is it 2007 all over again? Are Jewish intellectuals convening to determine whether Nazism is back? With threats to the Jewish people emanating from so many directions – a nuclear Iran, the demographic challenges of American Jewry, … Read More

By / April 30, 2007

A future question: Is it 2007 all over again? Are Jewish intellectuals convening to determine whether Nazism is back?

With threats to the Jewish people emanating from so many directions – a nuclear Iran, the demographic challenges of American Jewry, the rise in anti-Semitic attacks around the world – a succession of leaders has warned that Jews face as much peril today as on the eve of the Holocaust. But when the Center for Jewish Studies at Queens College in New York City convened a conference this week on the state of world Jewry – ominously titled "Is it 1938 again?" – the consensus was a resounding "No."

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