Entries by Spencer J. Quinn

On Russophobia and “Anti-Semitism”

I first learned of the term “Russophobia” many years ago in Robert Wistrich’s 1991 book Antisemitism: The Longest Hatred. My initial impression was essentially that Russians on the “radical right” were attempting to turn the tables on Jews by accusing them of what is effectively the inverse of anti-Semitism (i.e., Russophobia). Of course, this was […]

Sholem Aleichem’s Curse: Anti-Russian Themes in Vasily Grossman’s Life and Fate

Jewish diaspora fiction has always been problematic for me, largely because the authors I have read will either champion an overtly Jewish perspective without taking competing gentile ones into account (Saul Bellow, Chaim Potok, Isaac Bashevis Singer) or perceive themselves as ethnic outsiders and attempt to subvert gentile societies which are, of course, inherently bad […]

Whoopie! Jews are not White

If Whites hope to ever win the demographic war which is being waged upon us, then we need long memories—and it makes no difference if what we remember is great or small. Earlier this week, The View co-host and former-comedienne Whoopi Goldberg did one of those small things when she inadvertently insulted a great many […]

Jewish History, Jewish Religion: A Review

Jewish History, Jewish Religion Israel Shahak Pluto Press, 1994 For a thorough airing of Jewish dirty laundry, one cannot do much better than Israel Shahak’s  Jewish History, Jewish Religion: The Weight of Three Thousand Years (JHJR). First published in 1994, JHJR, represents a humanist critique of classical and modern Judaism which extends to the pervasive […]

Don’t Call it the Holocaust

“You ARE Zaphod Beeblebrox?” “Yeah,” said Zaphod, “but don’t shout it out or they’ll all want one.” “THE Zaphod Beeblebrox?” “No, just A Zaphod Beeblebrox, didn’t you hear I come in six packs?” —Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy In many ways, language is everything when it comes to demographic warfare. The group […]