an·​ti-Is·​rae·​li ˌan-ˌtī-iz-ˈrā-lē How to pronounce anti-Israeli (audio)
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: characterized by or expressing opposition to or hostility toward Israel or Israelis : anti-israel
… to ascertain to what degree there is actual overlap between anti-Semitic and anti-Israeli attitudes among Europeans …Andrei S. Markovits, in Anti-Americanism: History, Causes, Themes, 2007

Word History

First Known Use

1950, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-Israeli was in 1950

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“Anti-Israeli.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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