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When Is It OK to Call Someone a Nazi?

Erik Bleich | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics
Erik Bleich

Heated debates have erupted in the U.S., Israel, France, and Britain over the past few weeks about when it is appropriate to use "Nazi" to describe someone you dislike. I propose a simple set of rules to guide our judgment, illustrated through four recent examples.

How Banning An Antisemitic Comedian Might Give Him Exactly What He Wants

Posted 01.25.2014 | World

Before last week, few people in the Anglosphere knew the name Dieudonné. A "mediocre" French comedian, according to The New Yorker, Dieudonné garner...

'Reverse Nazi Salute' Is All the Rage

Micah D. Halpern | Posted 03.04.2014 | World
Micah D. Halpern

I have spent several hours researching and investigating a new symbol of blatant and despicable anti-Semitism. It is called a "quenelle." A quenelle is a French pastry. But this is neither sweet nor tasteful. This quenelle is a reverse Nazi salute.