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Anti-Jewish Insanity in the Middle East Transcends All Previous Limits

Posted by avideditor on January 17, 2011

From Anti-Jewish Insanity in the Middle East Transcends All Previous Limits‏

After more than 30 years working professionally on Middle East history and politics, I can still be astonished by things that happen in the region. Yet, precisely as William Shakespeare wrote in his play about Cleopatra:

“Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale/Her infinite variety:”

Well, not exactly “infinite variety.” It’s just more of the same, to an infinite extreme. Who would have thought, say 20 year ago, that the Arabic-speaking world’s obsession with demonizing Jews might go even further than where it was at that time?For one thing, in the 1990s, history seemed to be moving toward moderation; for another thing, who could believe it could become even more intense.
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