There is a very special form of bullying used to attack those who question Israel's right to exist as a "Jewish State", or its policies in the West Bank, or AIPAC's role in getting U.S.
Every once in a while I run across someone on the internet who insists that Muslims are out to exterminate Jews. Or they insist that someone who has a "demonic view of Israel" is anti-Semitic. This is nonsense. Being against the policies of the Israeli government--even being against Israel as a Jewish State-- is not in itself anti-semitism.
Larry Derfner, a former columnist for the Jerusalem Post, points out that for the first time, Israel is likely to drag the United States into a war it doesn't want. This is likely to lead to a backlash against Israel and a rise of anti-Semitism in the U.S. if the war with Iran goes badly. Derfner writes: