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Deciphering the New Antisemitism, edited by Alvin H. Rosenfeld, Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis, 2015, 568pp.

Deciphering the New Antisemitism, edited by Alvin H. Rosenfeld, Indiana University Press,... The American Journal of Psychoanalysis, 2017, 77, (192–194) 2017 Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis 0002-9548/17 www.palgrave.com/journals Book Reviews Deciphering the New Antisemitism, edited by Alvin H. Rosenfeld, Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis, 2015, 568pp. This impressive book, offering essays by 19 authors on the topic of the recent upsurge in virulent anti-Jewish hostility, is daunting, not by sheer size, which is considerable, but by the very fact of its existence, the very fact of what must be its focus the worldwide rise of a pernicious, persistent anti-Semitism. The topic of course must be explored, and is explored with painstaking scholarship, intensive scrutiny of the subject itself, commitment, eloquence, and passion. The book is the outgrowth of a four-day conference involving 45 scholars from 10 countries at Indiana University’s Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemit- ism (ISCA) in April 2014. The 19 authors represented in the book live in, and/or are affiliated with colleges and universities in Austria, England, France, Germany, Norway, Poland, and the United States. It is important, and impressive, that the contributors to the book are international, because anti-Semitism is a burgeoning international problem. The book is organized into four parts, (I) Defining and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The American Journal of Psychoanalysis Springer Journals

Deciphering the New Antisemitism, edited by Alvin H. Rosenfeld, Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis, 2015, 568pp.

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 by Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis
Subject
Psychology; Clinical Psychology; Psychotherapy; Psychoanalysis
ISSN
0002-9548
eISSN
1573-6741
DOI
10.1057/s11231-017-9089-2
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The American Journal of Psychoanalysis, 2017, 77, (192–194) 2017 Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis 0002-9548/17 www.palgrave.com/journals Book Reviews Deciphering the New Antisemitism, edited by Alvin H. Rosenfeld, Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis, 2015, 568pp. This impressive book, offering essays by 19 authors on the topic of the recent upsurge in virulent anti-Jewish hostility, is daunting, not by sheer size, which is considerable, but by the very fact of its existence, the very fact of what must be its focus the worldwide rise of a pernicious, persistent anti-Semitism. The topic of course must be explored, and is explored with painstaking scholarship, intensive scrutiny of the subject itself, commitment, eloquence, and passion. The book is the outgrowth of a four-day conference involving 45 scholars from 10 countries at Indiana University’s Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemit- ism (ISCA) in April 2014. The 19 authors represented in the book live in, and/or are affiliated with colleges and universities in Austria, England, France, Germany, Norway, Poland, and the United States. It is important, and impressive, that the contributors to the book are international, because anti-Semitism is a burgeoning international problem. The book is organized into four parts, (I) Defining and

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The American Journal of PsychoanalysisSpringer Journals

Published: May 2, 2017

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