George Soros and his contributions to organizations in Israel and Palestine are under attack. Many claim he is "Israel's enemy" and anti-Israel, but other political motivations behind the anti-Soros campaign encouraged by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
It took the Holocaust to make casual anti-Jewish talk so toxic that polite society wouldn’t stand for it. Eroding that sense of toxicity is much easier; internet memes can do it. But it’s also possible to invite backlash against strong, important taboos by clinging to weaker ones that are broader than necessary. We ignore the distinction at our peril.