Anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, and the Future of Religious Racism

With signs of rising anti-Semitism and Islamophobia in many parts of the world today, many worry that xenophobia against religious minority groups will be a defining, hot-button issue for generations to come. The Atlantic’s Leon Wieseltier and The Islamic Monthly’s Arsalan Iftikhar discuss current upticks in anti-Semitism and Islamophobia, their impact on the rise of right-wing political parties in Europe, American media coverage of religious hate crimes, and more. How might interfaith cooperation and inter-Abrahamic dialogue work to change this worrisome trend?

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