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On the Origins of Anti-Semitism

Looking for a good book on anti-Semitism?

Anti-Semitism is a term coined, ironically, by a German anti-Semite in 1879. As a phenomenon, it can be traced back at least 2,000 years as Greeks and then Romans noted how only the Jews objected to worshipping other peoples' gods or eating at their tables.

European Christian anti-Semitism was historically the most vicious, and led directly to the Holocaust. Yet anti-Semitism has also been a part of the Moslem world and has occurred even in countries where there are no Jews!

It's amazing how masses of people have believed the rubbish that the anti-Semites have produced over the centuries. It's one thing if they don't like us. After all, the Jews have always been a bit of a bother to some, because we have insisted for the last few thousand years on monotheism in a world that wasn't monotheistic, and we've mostly not mixed very much with other folks. But it has been difficult convincing the world that it could manage, really, without inventing anti-Semitic canards now and then, one more preposterous than the other, and killing Jews to satisfy themselves. Theodore Herzl believed that anti-Semitism would disappear with the creation of the Jewish State. So far, that hasn't been the case. Moslem anti-Semitism and now European anti-Semitism only thinly disguised as anti-Israelism are lately getting worse, not better.

Books on Anti-Semitism

Here are some books on anti-Semitism that may help increase your understanding - or at least knowledge - of it. Many relate to the Holocaust and historical processes in Europe that led to it.

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The Popes Against the Jews: The Vatican's Role in the Rise of Modern Anti-Semitism

by David I. Kertzer

anti-semitism

Islamic Anti-Semitism as a Political Instrument

by Yossef Bodansky

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Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl

anti-semitism

Why the Jews?: The Reason for Antisemitism

by Dennis Prager, Joseph Telushkin

anti-semitism

The Night Trilogy: Night / Dawn / The Accident

by Elie Wiesel

The Anguish of the Jews: Twenty-Three Centuries of Anti-Semitism

by Edward H. Flannery

anti-semitism

Hitler's Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust

by Daniel Jonah Goldhagen

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T.S. Eliot Anti-Semitism and Literary Form

by Anthony Julius

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Constantine's Sword: The Church and the Jews: A History

by James Carroll

anti-semitism

Maus: A Survivor's Tale

by Art Spiegelman

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The Origins of Totalitarianism

by Hannah Arendt

anti-semitism

The War Against the Jews: 1933-1945

by Lucy S. Dawidowicz

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Anti-Semite and Jew

by Jean-Paul Sartre

The Traitor and the Jew: Anti-Semitism and Extremist Right-Wing Nationalism in Quebec from 1929 to 1939

by Esther Delisle

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Man's Search for Meaning

by Viktor Emil Frankl

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Night

by Elie Wiesel

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Number the Stars

by Lois Lowry

The Temple of Culture: Assimilation and Anti-Semitism in Literary Anglo-America

by Jonathan Freedman

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Survival in Auschwitz: The Nazi Assault on Humanity

by Primo Levi

Roots of Christian Anti Semitism

by Malcolm Hay

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Kinderlager: An Oral History of Young Holocaust Survivors

by Milton J. Nieuwsma

The rise of political anti-semitism in Germany & Austria

by Peter G. J. Pulzer

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Shoah: The Complete Text of the Acclaimed Holocaust Film

by Claude Lanzmann

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Shadows of the Shoah: Jewish Identity and Belonging

by Victor Jeleniewski Seidler

Contemporary Jewish Religious Responses to the Shoah

by Steven L. Jacobs


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