The Changing Face Of Anti Semitism

The Changing Face Of Anti Semitism

The Changing Face Of Anti Semitism

For thirty years the director of the Wiener Library in London--the leading institute for the study of anti-Semitism--Walter Laqueur here offers both a comprehensive history of anti-Semitism as well as an illuminating look at the newest wave of this phenomenon. Laqueur begins with an invaluable historical account of this pernicious problem, tracing the evolution from a predominantly religious anti-Semitism--stretching back to the middle ages--to a racial anti-Semitism that developed in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The author then uses this historical account as backdrop to a brilliant analysis of the newest species of anti-Semitism, explaining its origins and rationale, how it manifests itself, in what ways and why it is different from anti-Semitism in past ages, and what forms it may take in the future. The book reveals that what was historically a preoccupation of Christian and right-wing movements has become in our time even more frequent among Muslims and left-wing groups. Moreover, Laqueur argues that we can't simply equate this new anti-Semitism with anti-Zionism and write it off as merely anti-Israel sentiments. If Israel alone is singled out for heated condemnation, is the root of this reaction simply anti-Zionism or is it anti-Semitism? Here is both a summing up of the entire trajectory of anti-Semitism--the first comprehensive history of its kind--and an exploration of the new wave of anti-Semitism. "Walter Laqueur provides us with powerful new insights into an age-old problem. Distinguished scholarship and an authoritative moral voice are the hallmarks of this important book. Anyone wanting to understand the history and persistence of anti-Jewish hatred should read it." --Abraham H. Foxman, National Director, Anti-Defamation League

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Genre : Social Science
Author : Walter Laqueur
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2008-06-30
Total Pages : 240 Pages
ISBN : 0199840571


Antisemitism A Very Short Introduction

Antisemitism A Very Short Introduction

Antisemitism, as hatred of Jews and Judaism, has been a central problem of Western civilization for millennia, and its history continues to invite debate. This Very Short Introduction untangles the history of the phenomenon, from ancient religious conflict to 'new' antisemitism in the 21st century. Steven Beller reveals how Antisemitism grew as a political and ideological movement in the 19th century, how it reached its dark apogee in the worst genocide in modern history - the Holocaust - and how Antisemitism still persists around the world today. In the new edition of this thought-provoking Very Short Introduction, Beller brings his examination of this complex and still controversial issue up to date with a discussion of Antisemitism in light of the 2008 financial crash, the Arab Spring, and the on-going crisis between Israel and Palestine. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

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Genre : History
Author : Steven Beller
Publisher : OUP Oxford
Release : 2015-10-29
Total Pages : 152 Pages
ISBN : 9780191037825


The Changing Faces Of Antisemitism

The Changing Faces Of Antisemitism

The Changing Faces of Antisemitism is Muriel Seltman’s examination into the roots of antisemitism. Starting with the Gospels and moving forward across time, she identifies the causes of modern, globalised antisemitism. It was Muriel Seltman’s own experience of unwitting antisemitism that was the catalyst for her writing this book – the discovery that many well-meaning people, whose religious education has been Christian and who know that Jesus was Jewish ethnically, find it hard to accept that he was a devoutly religious Jew. The opening chapters deal with the Jewishness of Jesus and the Gospel treatment of the trial and crucifixion, showing that it was not the Jews who killed Jesus – it was the Roman secular authorities in collusion with the Jewish religious authorities who were responsible for the crucifixion. From then on, the Church set about distancing Jesus from his Jewishness and this was followed by the development of Christian, Muslim and secular antisemitism (including that of Martin Luther and Karl Marx), which persists today but in new forms. Muriel Seltman, a nontheist with no personal religious agenda, investigates the roots of antisemitism to find out what this tells us about the rise of antisemitism in the modern world.

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Genre : Religion
Author : Muriel Seltman
Publisher : Troubador Publishing Ltd
Release : 2015-08-28
Total Pages : 184 Pages
ISBN : 9781784623418


Roots Of Hate

Roots Of Hate

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Genre : History
Author : William I. Brustein
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2003-10-13
Total Pages : 384 Pages
ISBN : 0521774780


Why Faith Matters

Why Faith Matters

Why Faith Matters is an articulate defense of religion in America. It makes the case for faith and shows its relationship to history and science. Refuting the cold reason of atheists and the hatred of fanatics with a vision of religion informed by faith, love, and understanding, Rabbi David J. Wolpe follows in a literary tradition that stretches from Cardinal Newman to C. S. Lewis to Thomas Merton—individuals of faith who brought religion and culture together in their own works. Wolpe takes readers through the origins and nature of faith, the role of the Bible in modern life, and the compatibility of God and science, concluding with a powerful argument for the place of God, faith, and religion in today's world.

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Genre : Religion
Author : David J. Wolpe
Publisher : Harper Collins
Release : 2009-10-06
Total Pages : 240 Pages
ISBN : 9780061982477


History And Hate

History And Hate

The persistence of anti-Semitism is a phenomenon that challenges Jewish historians to make ethical judgments a part of historical analysis. This comprehensive collection meets that challenge as its authors provide fresh insight into the complexities of anti-Semitism. The eight essays included in this volume are by noted scholars, each an expert in a specific historical period--from the ancient world to the twentieth century.

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Genre : Social Science
Author : David Berger
Publisher : Jewish Publication Society
Release : 2010-01-01
Total Pages : 150 Pages
ISBN : 9780827609891


Antisemitism

Antisemitism

Provides a country-by-country look at antisemitism, from its pagan beginnings to its recent reemergence in Europe

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Genre : Social Science
Author : Robert S. Wistrich
Publisher : Schocken
Release : 1994
Total Pages : 341 Pages
ISBN : STANFORD:36105016225968


A Changing Face Of Hate

A Changing Face Of Hate

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Genre : Antisemitism
Author : David Charles Lobb
Publisher :
Release : 1996
Total Pages : 216 Pages
ISBN : OCLC:36210732


Antisemitism

Antisemitism

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Genre : Antisemitism
Author : Milton Shain
Publisher :
Release : 1998
Total Pages : 124 Pages
ISBN : 0906097258


From Anti Judaism To Anti Semitism

From Anti Judaism To Anti Semitism

This book traces the hardening of Christian attitudes to Jews, Judiasm and their history during the second half of the Middle Ages.

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Genre : History
Author : Robert Chazan
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2016-10-31
Total Pages : 276 Pages
ISBN : 9781107152465