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I think it was James Baldwin who said, “I am a Jew. I am just a Jew. That is true about me. But I am not a Jew. I am a Jew of whatever color.”
— James Baldwin, “The Price of the Ticket,” in The Paris Review (1967)
The Jews didn’t invent anti-Semitism, but it was one of the most popular with those who were ready to use it.
— Theodor Adorno, “Anti-Semitism,” in The Adorno Reader (1968)
We are a people who have been more than a little bit contemptuous
of the idea of race
The Jews can have no more power than they already have in the world.
— Theodor Adorno, “The Jews and Modern Drama,” in The Dialectic of Enlightenment (1944)
If the Jews will make a revolution out of the Jewish nature of this country,
there never will be an American revolution.
— Theodore Roosevelt, in his acceptance speech during the Republican Party’s convention atdetailing his vision of a New Empire
The Jews are simply a tribe of swindlers—and we should show them as such.
— Adolf Hitler, in his speech to Reichstag members, on their party organization on March 5, 1932
No matter what their other faults, the Jews are a race apart. They are
just as much men as we are, and they have the same souls.
— Karl Kraus, writing for the Berliner Zeitung on October 20, 1923
Jews as an enemy
Jews are an enemy of the people, to me. Just like the