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- n. Plural form of Semitism.
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In my opinion the Board of Deputies have failed the community in the battle to counteract rampant anti Semitisms and the attacks on Israel, which are often attacks against Jews by proxy.
Besides, it must be home in mind that the greater part of these Semitisms simply reproduce colloquial Greek and are not of Hebrew or Aramaic origin.
The early Latin versions of the Bible had the characteristics common to all texts of this group; Hellenisms abounded in them and even Semitisms filtered in through the Greek.
His work contains no Semitisms, and the Hellenisms which his critics have pointed out in it are neither frequent nor without warrant in the usage of his day.
Semitic influences penetrated Egypt that the Egyptian language, during the period of the nineteenth dynasty, is said by Brugsch to be as full of Semitisms as German is of Gallicisms; while Semitic deities had supplanted the Egyptian gods at Heliopolis and elsewhere.
The United States has also led the fight in international institutions against anti-Semitisms and efforts to challenge Israel's legitimacy.
Anti - and philo - Semitisms are two sides of the same distorting coin.