Anti-Semitism

Anti-Semitism

Dan Cohn-Sherbok


Dan Cohn-Sherbok strains the origins of anti-Semitism and its manifestations, from political competition, to racial persecution and spiritual and philosophical justifications for a few of history's such a lot outrageous acts. by contrast heritage of intolerance and persecution, Cohn-Sherbok describes Jewish emancipation from the past due 18th century and its sluggish transformation into the parallel political and nationalistic perfect of Zionism. He explores how, within the post-war interval, anti-Semitism, already brought on by means of 19th-century Zionism and the formation of a Jewish payment in Palestine on the finish of the nineteenth century, has develop into rampant within the Arab global. ultimately, he discusses how particular strands of anti-Semitism have arisen within the usa mostly due to clash among African-Americans and Jews, and the way in Russia and Poland anti-Semitism is as powerful as ever. The ebook covers all historic sessions as much as the current day and is written for the final reader.

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