Byline: By Aled Blake Western Mail
Anti-semitism is a positive force for Jewish people, a leading Welsh academic claims today.
Lampeter University's Dan Cohn-Sherbok controversially argues that anti-Semitism provides a paradox for the Jewish community - and its demise has left today's Jews in chaos.
Rabbi Professor Cohn-Sherbok says that hatred of Jews has kept Judaism alive for thousands of years.
But he argues that state of affairs is being threatened by the fact that anti-Semitism has gradually disappeared and in the last two centuries - with the exception of Nazi Germany - Jews have integrated into society.
His book The Paradox Of …