Entries by Andrew Joyce, Ph.D.

Jewish Subtexts in Ukraine

“If I put on glasses and look at myself like the whole rest of the world, I see myself as a monster, as a puppet master, as the master of Zelensky, someone making apocalyptic plans. I can start making this real.” Ihor Kolomoisky, New York Times, November 2019. In 2015, a fascinating study in Japan […]

Israel: A Refuge for Swindlers

Criminal proceeds recovered from a mass Israeli-run fraud ring by French police, 2020. “Most of the Jews are thieves.” Thus said the founding father of Israel, David Ben Gurion, when he heard about Jewish soldiers carrying Persian rugs from freshly looted Arab properties during the Arab-Israeli war. If he were around today, I don’t think […]

Anatomy of the Hate Hoax

   “Professor Abramovsky asserts that ‘no-one seriously questions the severity of the problem [of bias crime]. We do. The uncritical acceptance of a hate crime epidemic is unfortunate.” Barrett Jacobs and J. Henry “The Social Construction of a Hate Crime Epidemic,” 1996.[1] “Obviously the hate label is a blunt one. It’s one of the things […]

Free to Cheat: “Jewish Emancipation” and the Anglo-Jewish Cousinhood, Part 1

Editor’s note: This is a repost of a classic Andrew Joyce article from 2012. Never forget! “Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, and one by one.”      Charles Mackay, 1841[1] Shortly after his election […]

A Critical Look at the Polish ‘Pogroms’ of 1914–1920

“Jewish reports tended toward exaggeration.” William Hagen, Anti-Jewish Violence in Poland, 1914–1920, 173. “All the methods of malevolent propaganda are a menace from which Poland is a notable sufferer.” Major General Edgar Jadwin, U.S. Army, 1920 Anti-Jewish Violence in Poland, 1914–1920 William W. Hagan Cambridge University Press, 2018 I recently had the good fortune to […]

The Tragic Fate of Hershel Fink

“What Julius, and the horde of other Jewish literary scholars, are really asserting here is their antagonism towards anything but positive reflections of Jews in literature, which is not only arrogant and unreasonable, but also further indication of a pathological level of ethnocentrism. Their efforts have the dual function of staining the legacy of the […]