Some may remember a book appearing in 1961 titled, Black Like Me, describing the experience of a white journalist passing as a black man in the Southern US during the middle of the civil rights movement.

It seems there is a Jewish counterpart of this book , set in present day Denmark, but instead of passing for someone black, it's someone Jewish.

The conclusion of the article, while perhaps not startling (that anti-semitism in on the increase), is sad.

Plus ca change, plus c'est la meme chose.

Unfortunately, with economic stress increasing in Europe, I expect anti-semitism to do the same.





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  1. Craig Bowles on March 29, 2013 12:43 pm

    I think there is a rise in anti-”everything that isn’t like me”. I moved to NYC in the 1980s and it was really a melting pot of different people. My southern accent was just another of the many accents. Now the city is so gentrified, I get a lot of comments that I never heard 25-30 years ago.


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