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Release Date: November 20, 2009Running Time: 91 mins.
MPAA Rating: NoneBox Office: $11,410.00
Genre: Documentary, Foreign

Yoav Shamir
Karoline Leth
Knut Ogris
Sandra Itkoff

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Intent on shaking up the ultimate 'sacred cow' for Jews, Israeli director Yoav Shamir embarks on a quest to answer the question, "What is anti-Semitism today?" Does it remain a dangerous and immediate threat? Or is it a scare tactic used by right-wing Zionists to discredit their critics? Speaking with an array of people from across the political spectrum (including the head of the Anti-Defamation League and its fiercest critic, author Norman Finkelstein) and traveling to places like Auschwitz and Brooklyn to explore reports of violence against Jews, Shamir discovers the realities of anti-Semitism today.