The Jews – a Problem of a True Pole. Antisemitism, Xenophobia and National Stereotypes for the Third Time
Żydzi – problem prawdziwego Polaka. Antysemityzm, ksenofobia i stereotypy narodowe po raz trzeci
Keywords: Jews in Poland; Polish antisemitism; national stereotypes; xenophobia
The publication examines the findings of the comparative research on antisemitism in Poland in 1992, 2002 and 2012. The analysis of the results demonstrates that democracy favours rejecting hostility towards the Jews, but causes antisemitism to become part of a broader, nationalistic and catholic ideological view. Polish religiosity and the fact that many Catholic Church representatives influence antisemitic attitudes in Poland seem to be a predominant opinion.More...