It’s easy to detect anti-Semites when they hang around the AIPAC policy conference in Washington, DC, yelling, “The Holocaust will come back to you,” in a thick, Arabic accent.
It’s a little more complicated when they come from good, Jewish homes and proclaim that all they want to do is alter Israel’s “occupation” of the Arabs in the pre-1967 territories. So when they disrupt the most important political event for Jews in America, you are tempted to view them as misdirected youths who could benefit from some education on events between 1878 and this Monday.
But the you watch their video “AIPAC’s Unholy Alliance,” you suddenly realize that these nice kids are expert propaganda makers, in the best tradition of Julius Streicher, if Julius Streicher had a Facebook account. So, on the eve of Purim, the holiday that celebrates our victory over the original anti-Semitic gang, Haman through Vaizata, here is some fresh anti-Semitism, from inside the tribe: