Understanding perceptions of contemporary antisemitism among Orthodox Jews in London

Flax, Maya (2021) Understanding perceptions of contemporary antisemitism among Orthodox Jews in London. Ethnic and Racial Studies. pp. 1-22. ISSN 0141-9870

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Abstract

Communal statistics and media reports reflect that there has been a resurgence of antisemitism. This paper explores whether this evidenced rise of antisemitism is effecting the Jewish community, in particular the Orthodox Jewish community. It elucidates the perceptions of Orthodox Jews in North London about the scale and significance of antisemitism. The study, which was informed by sociological framework, employed a qualitative approach using 28 semi-structured interviews and 5 focus groups. This article is important because it explores whether the perceptions of antisemitism were accentuated among this prime target group. This paper will first consider the shift in the manifestation of antisemitism which has been noted by Orthodox Jews. Second, this paper will consider the various contributory factors which influenced the framing of those varied perceptions.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Ethnic and Racial Studies on 28 May 2021, available online: https://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/01419870.2021.1924389.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Religion, holocaust, culture, Labour Party, University campus, media
Subjects: Law and criminal justice > Law
Social sciences > Communication and culture
Philosophy
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Depositing User: Maya Flax
Date Deposited: 17 Jun 2021 09:12
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2021 09:13
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/8000

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