Origin of anti-Semitism
Examples from the Web for anti-semitism
Is it anti-Semitism, or are less insidious cultural forces at work?Why Was Bess Myerson the First and Last Jewish Miss America?|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
While anti-Semitism in the United States is thankfully at all time lows, it was not always like this.
We also saw the ugly face of Anti-Semitism rise again, primarily in Europe.
Flagrant anti-Semitism fell out of favor and was replaced by a closeted, unspoken bigotry.
While American nativism and anti-Semitism declined after World War II, so did the overt Jewishness of Superman.
It is whispered here and there that the War had created an increase of anti-Semitism in England.The Allied Countries and the Jews|Hyman Gerson Enelow
I am opposed to anti-Semitism, not alone for humanitarian reasons, but as a matter of loyalty to America.
Their pamphlet is entirely typical of Russian anti-Semitism, particularly in its reckless disregard of truth.
In other nations anti-Semitism was only an instinctive and irrational popular feeling.German Problems and Personalities|Charles Sarolea
And how reconcile it with their protests against anti-Semitism?The Bible Unveiled|M. M. Mangasarian
Word Origin and History for anti-semitism
also antisemitism, 1881, from German Antisemitismus, first used by Wilhelm Marr (1819-1904) German radical, nationalist and race-agitator, who founded the Antisemiten-Liga in 1879; see anti- + Semite.
Not etymologically restricted to anti-Jewish theories, actions, or policies, but almost always used in this sense. Those who object to the inaccuracy of the term might try Hermann Adler's Judaeophobia (1882). Anti-Semitic (also antisemitic) and anti-Semite (also antisemite) also are from 1881, like anti-Semitism they appear first in English in an article in the "Athenaeum" of Sept. 31, in reference to German literature.