Answers to Questions by Yair Davidiy (28 September 2017, 8 Tishrei, 5778)
Has the establishment of the state of Israel acted as a catalyst in spreading antisemitism among already prejudiced people? Is it possible for antisemitic views to change, or is it a genetic "default"?
Historically there were famous people such as Mark Twain (1835-1910, pictured above) and Colonel Richard Meinertzhagen (1878-1976) who at an earlier stage had been critical of Jews but later had a change of heart and became their champions.
It can be done. There are cases.
Nevertheless, on the whole it is basically an inherited trait that appears especially among those of Edomite and Canaanite origin.
If it was not the State of Israel then the enemies of Judah would find some other reason. All the enemies of Judah however will eventually have to face their judgment.
43 "Rejoice, O nations, with His people; For He will avenge the blood of His servants, And will render vengeance on His adversaries, And will atone for His land and His people."