[Marxism] Fwd: French anti-Semitism: important resources from Lenin’s Tomb | Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Mon Aug 18 12:16:18 MDT 2014

On July 25th I wrote an article titled “The anti-Semitism Canard” that 
took aim at the smears of the pro-Palestinian protests in Europe. The 
gist of my analysis was that an amalgam of long standing between 
anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism formed the foundation of the pro-Zionist 

But one comment on my article caught my eye:

	here too it’s worth considering this investigative report. According to 
Edwy Plenel’s online paper Mediapart, hooligans and skinheads partial to 
the call of Dieudonné are systematically infiltrating the Gaza protests 
in France. the reemergence of european antisemitism is not a canard, 
rather a self-fulfilling prophecy brought about by zionist intransigence 
and the genocidal acts perpetrated by the idf.


I was frustrated in my attempt to read the article, not just because it 
was written in French but also because it was behind a paywall. 
Fortunately, there have been some very important articles investigating 
the Dieudonné connection that have appeared on Lenin’s Tomb that are 
essential for understanding the challenges facing the Palestinian 
solidarity movement in France and anywhere else where anti-Semitism is 
interjected. I don’t think that anti-Semitism poses any serious threat 
to Jews anywhere in Europe but ability of backward elements either 
consciously or unconsciously serving the propaganda aims of the Zionists 
must be thwarted since the ultimate victims will be Palestinians rather 
than Jews. Every article smearing the mass movement on the basis of 
slogans shouted on demonstrations such as “kill the Jews” will help 
allow the next attack on Gaza or the West Bank to proceed with greater 


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