The second “D” is the test of double standards. When criticism of Israel is applied selectively; when Israel is singled out by the United Nations for human rights abuses while the behavior of genuine abusers, such as China, Iran, Syria and Sudan are ignored – this is anti-Semitism.

The third “D” is the test of delegitimization: when Israel’s fundamental right to exist is denied, alone among all peoples in the world – this too is anti-Semitism.

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Britain seems to have passed Sharansky’s test with flying colors.

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