An online publication called The Occidental Observer has become a primary voice for anti-Semitism from far-right intellectuals. Founded in October 2007 as a "Webzine," or online magazine, it is one of a number of publishing efforts that have grown out of the Charles Martel Society, a group founded by William Regnery II, a Chicago, Illinois-based heir to the Regnery publishing fortune.
The public often associates extreme anti-government or hate groups with remote, rugged states in the Pacific Northwest or the rural South. Despite these perceptions, extremism in America is spread far and wide. New England is home to its share of extreme groups and movements, just as are the Pacific Northwest and the South.
“Teaching High School Students to Demonize Israel”falsely portrays the Boston area’s two major mainstream Jewish community organizations’ role in a seven-year-old controversy regarding the Newton public school district’s use of the Arab World Studies Notebook and other materials in Newton North High School’s World History classes.