Antony Lerman

is the former Director of the Institute for Jewish Policy Research and founding editor of Antisemitism World Report, published yearly from 1992-1998. He blogs at


Cover for: Günter Grass, antisemitism and the inflation of evil

Denunciation of Günter Grass’s poem “What must be said” typifies a fundamentalist understanding of antisemitism that operates outside the realm of fact, argues Antony Lerman. If the poem is so heinous, what response would ever be appropriate to genuine antisemitism?