Introduction to the Special Issue on Anti-Semitism

Jeffrey A. Schaler
2007 Current Psychology  
I am pleased to welcome my colleague and friend, Rita J. Simon, as co-editor for this special double-issue of Current Psychology, here devoted to the theme of anti-Semitism the world over in the twenty-first century. We are both honored to publish such erudite and thought-provoking contributions by the distinguished scholars who kindly accepted our invitation to write on this important topic. Whenever we address something with the intention of changing policy, I believe we owe our audience an
more » ... planation about why we are doing so. What are our potential biases, investments, and interests in writing or speaking about certain topics, especially controversial ones? We must "go inside" and search our hearts, take an honest look at what we stand to gain or lose. I can only speak for myself. The history and origins of the Holocaust have always been a deep personal interest of mine.
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