With anti-Semitic chants of “Jews will not replace us!” the alt-right Charlottesville rally would be expected to draw immediate and furious condemnation from Israeli Jews, especially the prime minister. Instead Benjamin Netanyahu was silent for three days. What did his delay signify?
Woodrow Wilson, LBJ, Jesse Helms, Trent Lott, Robert Byrd, John McCain . . . : the public face of racism and white supremacy in the U.S. did not begin with Donald Trump. Charlottesville has many tributaries, the longest perhaps being the historical strains of racist-nationalism in the U.S.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (Analysis) – Last weekend’s events in Charlottesville have spiked concern among many Americans regarding the resurgence of white supremacist and racist-nationalist groups in the country, a trend that many have asserted is directly tied to Donald Trump’s election to the U.S. presidency. While such groups have