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The Source: Global Rise In Anti-Semitism Has Local Manifestations

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Last night, before an audience of hundreds Rabbi Steve Gutow read a laundry list of violent attacks on Jews and Jewish communities in countries across the world. He argues the world is in the throes of a rise in anti-Semitic behavior. 

He acknowledged that there is also a rise in Islamophobia in his talk at Temple Beth-El, which is something he also touched on earlier in the afternoon speaking on The Source.

What he sees is an across-the-board rise in intolerance in what were pluralist countries.

San Antonio had a noticeable case of anti-Semitic graffiti that showed up on synagogues and other buildings in the city's north side. 

What is behind the rise in global intolerance?

Guest:

  • Rabbi Steve Gutow, President of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs
Paul Flahive can be reached at Paul@tpr.org and on Twitter at @paulflahive