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Playing the Nazi Card

From The Jewish Chronicle
Leon Symons
July 16, 2009

The UK Parliament will be asked to consider whether the use of Nazi symbols and terms in reference to Jews, Israel and Zionism is breaking the law on incitement to racial hatred.

“Playing the Nazi card” has been defined...as the use of Nazi-related terms or symbols — for example intertwining the swastika with the Star of David — while negatively referring to Jews, Israel, Zionism or other aspects of what it calls the Jewish experience.

Contemporary antisemitic discourse...“is most often revealed in language and imagery that evokes the central antisemitic allegation of a powerful and hidden Jewish conspiracy against all non-Jews”. Full Story


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