Every Monday morning, my friend Rob Miller, author of the splendid JoshuaPundit blog, sends out a compelling question to invited guests.
This week’s question: How Would You Explain The Persistence Of Anti-Semitism?
Probably because I’m a screenwriter, I favor simple (and brief) narratives that ordinarily invite tortuous explanations.
Here is my answer:
Robert Avrech, Seraphic Secret : The Jewish people introduced monotheism and universal morality to the world. The Torah — written and oral — insists on the existence and distinction between good and evil.
For this supreme and luminous legal and moral code that extends from earth to heaven, we have never been forgiven.
Thus, Jew-hatred is the oldest and most persistent hatred on the face of the earth that will never disappear.
Please go to JoshuaPundit to read the other answers.
I invite my readers to weigh in on this issue in our comments section. I’m curious what you have to say.