Right and left mutually accuse each other of causing the phenomenon, report says

Media coverage of anti-Semitism in the United States last year indicates that the issue has become largely politicized, according to an Israeli study released on Sunday.

In his report "The Discourse on Antisemitism in the United States in the Mainstream Media in 2020," Lior Sirkis of the Tel Aviv Institute for National Security Studies found that "both sides of the political map are increasingly accusing each other of being responsible for the phenomenon. The right accuses the left of being responsible for anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism, while the left attributes it to white right-wing supremacists."

The political divide also reflects divisions within the American Jewish community, Lior Sirkis wrote, which he says makes it difficult to agree on what anti-Semitism is, what causes it, and how to fight it.... Read More: i24