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  • Allosemitism (noun)—Jews as the perpetual ‘other’

    August 7, 2008 | 4:41 am

    WEIMAR, Germany (JTA)—I learned a new word this summer—“allosemitism.”

    Coined by a Polish-Jewish literary critic named Artur Sandauer, the term describes a concept with which I am quite familiar—the idea of Jews as the perpetual “other.”

    Allosemitism can embrace both positive and...