A hommage organized in Paris as part of commemoration ceremonies for the seven victims of Islamist gunman Mohamed Merah, two years after the attacks in Montauban and Toulouse, southwestern France. (THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)
A hommage organized in Paris as part of commemoration ceremonies for the seven victims of Islamist gunman Mohamed Merah, two years after the attacks in Montauban and Toulouse, southwestern France.
(THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Europe Refuses to Deal With Anti-Semitism

April 12, 2012  •  From theTrumpet.com
Left unchecked, Europe’s anti-Semitism will end disastrously.
 

Over at the Atlantic earlier this month, Heather Horn reported on Europe’s perception of the Trayvon Martin shooting and the fiery debate it kicked off about race relations in America. The view in Europe, it seems, is that the Martin affair is merely part of America’s “pervasive and enduring problem of … racism.”

Reading Horn’s observations, one gets the impression that more than a few Europeans are staring down their noses, contemptuously regarding America as a deeply racist nation that lags far behind virtuous Europe when it comes to tolerance and multiculturalism. The European perspective, Horn wrote, is that “it’s not just that Trayvon Martin’s death involved racism … but that this racism is uniquely American.”

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