Tag: Arts

antisemitism, Holocaust

Can We Boycott George Bernard Shaw, Antisemite?

By Alvin Langdon Coburn - Illustrated London News, p. 575 (subscription required), PD-US, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?curid=49887931

A recent article by Saul Jay Singer, “The Anti-Semitism of George Bernard Shaw,” was interesting for the awful historical record it presented of the famous playwright. The article offers many antisemitic quotes as proof, for instance this statement: “No doubt Jews are obnoxious creatures. Any competent historian or psychoanalyst can bring a mass of incontrovertible …