|Excerpt from this day’s program:
…Is it just yours truly, or do others see that behind the scenes of international politics, the engine of the war against Israel is the same-old same-old?
In any case, I find current scenario fascinating display of the same-old same-old only now denied by the Jew-haters. That has been one of the lasting effects of the Holocaust. Until then, antisemitic ideas, that is, the word, the attempt to explain to Jew-hatred in pseudo-academic, pseudo-scientific terms apart from classical religious calumny, had been in many quarters a legitimate subject. Only at the end did antisemitism connote mass murder. From the mid-19th century until the Final Solution, legions of thinkers had pondered the revulsion people felt in the presence of Jews — I have seen and experienced that myself – and many of them, Jews included, came up with logical explanations and all toward resolving the hatred by basically dejudaizing the Jews. That was very much the project of the secular Zionist themselves…