Does Britain care about antisemitism? We profess to, and the value of protecting ethnic minorities is part of a desire for social justice that characterises western, liberal democracies.
However, the entire thesis of Times’ Book of the Year “Jews Don’t Count“, by author David Baddiel, argues that Jews are often excluded from conversations around racism and victimhood. He makes a case for an “antisemitism by omission”: that the exclusion of Jews from conversations involving race and victimhood is because of pre-existing stereotypes associating Jews with power, wealth, and influence.
Follow this link to read the full text of Saul’s Op-ed as published in the Times of Israel Blogs.