Michael Douglas Confronts Antisemitism

Hollywood actor and part-Jew Michael Douglas has written an op-ed in the LA Times after his son suffered antisemitic abuse in Europe last year.

Last summer our family went to Southern Europe on holiday. During our stay at a hotel, our son Dylan went to the swimming pool. A short time later he came running back to the room, upset. A man at the pool had started hurling insults at him.

My first instinct was to ask, “Were you misbehaving?”

“No,” Dylan told me through his tears.

I stared at him. And suddenly I had an awful realization of what might have caused the man’s outrage: Dylan was wearing a Star of David.

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  • eMan14

    It wasn’t perfect, but at least someone from Hollywood spoke out against anti-Semitism.