Entries by Andrew Joyce, Ph.D.

On Migrant Deaths

“I observe that men run away to other countries, because they are not good in their own.” Ralph Waldo Emerson, Culture, 1876. “Cast a cold eye On life, on death. Horseman, pass by!” B. Yeats, Under Ben Bulben The sight and smell must have been horrific. On October 23, the bodies of 39 East Asians […]

“Do Jews Think Differently?”: Aspects of Jewish Self-Glorification

“Do Jews Think Differently?”: Aspects of Jewish Self-Glorification   “What hollow, offensive self-glorification! Here it is ‘proved’ that the nation of Kant was really educated to humanity by the Jews only, that the language of Lessing and Goethe became sensitive to beauty, spirit, and wit only through Boerne and Heine!”            […]

“The Necessity of Anti-Semitism”

“There has always been an abyss between Europeans and Semites, since the time when Tacitus complained about the odium generis humani.” Heinrich von Treitschke, Ein Wort über unser Judenthum, 1879. In 1989, the Jewish screenwriter and journalist Frederic Raphael was invited to deliver the 25th Anniversary Lecture at the University of Southampton’s Parkes Institute for […]

Reflexiones sobre la Historia del Hoax Judío

Andrew Joyce: “Reflections on the History of the Jewish Hoax” “El relato de The Times sobre lo que ocurrió en cada uno de esos lugares contiene las más grandes exageraciones, y el relato sobre lo que ocurrió en algunos de esos lugares es totalmente falso.” Cónsul General Británico Stanley, sobre los ‘pogromos’ rusos, enero de […]

“Dejar de ser Blanca”: Irlanda y el Activismo Radical Judío

“Cinco judíos llegaron desde el mar con regalos para Tairdelbach [Rey de Munster], y fueron devueltos nuevamente al mar.”             Anales de Inisfallen, 1079 d. C. “Propongo una interrogación sobre cómo la nación irlandesa puede dejar de ser blanca (cristiana y estable), privilegiando las voces de los racializados y subvirtiendo no sólo las políticas estatales […]