It is the anti-Semite who defines the Jew. The Jew then has no
alternative but to define himself.
Reflexions sur la question juive (Anti-Semite and Jew), 1946
AN ENDURING fear of the antisemite is the image—one might even go so far as to call it the specter—of Jewish "unity," and it was upon this dimension of the Jewish problem that the editors of the Dearborn Independent next chose to shine their searchlight. This chord was first struck in the issue of June 19. It would be reprised in the issue of August 28 and on at least three more occasions, in February, March, and November of 1921. "To this end we must organize. Organize, in the first place, so that the world may have proof of the extent and the intensity of our desire for liberty," was the above-the-headline citation taken from a speech on Zionism by Justice of the Supreme Court Louis D. Brandeis, "Organize, in the second place, so that our resources may become known and be made available... Organize, organize, organize, until every Jew must stand up and be counted." The provocatively titled essay, Anti