Resources for the Study of
Antisemitism
"The Church decries hatred, persecutions, displays of anti-Semitism, directed against Jews at any time and by anyone"

Vatican II:
Declaration on the Relation of the Church
to Non-Christian Religions



OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS AND STATEMENTS

Vigilance Against Anti-Jewish Bias Office of Interfaith Relations, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), May 2008

Communique Regarding Anti-Semitic Posters Adopted by the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church, March 2005

Statement on Antisemitism European Lutheran Commission on the Church and the Jewish People (LEKKJ), June 2004

Joint Statement on Antisemitism The Presidents of the Council of Christians and Jews (U.K.), January 2004

Anti-semitism: A wound to be healed Pontifical Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews, Cardinal Walter Kasper, L'Osservatore Romano – September 7, 2003

A Church Leaders' Letter against Anti-Semitism To the churches of Canada, the Jewish community in Canada, and to all people of good will, December 2003

The Jewish people and their Sacred Scriptures in the Christian Bible The Pontifical Biblical Commission, 2001

Antisemitism and Anti-Judaism Today Message of a consultation of the Lutheran World Federation held at Dobogokö, 9-13 September 2001

Judaism Statements of Pope John Paul II, collected by the Anti-Defamation League

Letter to the Jewish Community of Italy By the Catholic Bishops of Italy, March 1998

A call to do something about possible anti-Jewish feelings within the Church A Resolution passed by the British Columbia Conference of the United Church of Canada, May 1996

Supported by One Root: Our Relationship to Judaism Statement by the Catholic Bishops in The Netherlands, 1995

A Statement Abhorring Violence Against Jews General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), December 1992

Polish Bishops Pastoral on Jewish-Catholic Relations 1991

III Theological Symposium "The Church, Jews and Judaism" in Poland By Waldemar Chrostowski in Religion in Eastern Europe, 1991

A Common Declaration on Anti-Semitism International Catholic-Jewish Liaison Committee, September 1990

Second Theological Symposium on "The Church, Jews, and Judaism" By Waldemar Chrostowski in Religion in Eastern Europe, 1990

The Churches and the Jewish People: Toward a New Understanding The Consultation on the Church and the Jewish People of the World Council of Churches issued this statement at its meeting in Sigtuna, Sweden in 1988

The Church and Racism: Towards a More Fraternal Society See especially articles 7 and 15 of this 1988 document by the Pontifical Commission Justice and Peace

God's Mercy Endures Forever: Guidelines on the Presentation of Jews and Judaism in Catholic Preaching Bishop's Committee on the Liturgy, National Conference of Catholic Bishops, September, 1988

Criteria for the Evaluation of Dramatizations of the Passion Bishops' Committee for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs, National Conference of Catholic Bishops, 1988

Notes on the Correct Way to Present the Jews and Judaism in Preaching and Catechesis in the Roman Catholic Church By the Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews, 1985

Guidelines for Catholic-Jewish Relations National Conference of Catholic Bishops, 1985 revision

The Church and the Jews German Bishops' Conference, Bonn 1980

Statement on Catholic-Jewish Relations National Conference of Catholic Bishops, 1975

Guidelines and Suggestions for Implementing the Conciliar Declaration Nostra Aetate (n. 4) Pontifical Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews, 1974

Statement by the French Bishops' Committee for Relations with Jews April 1973

Guidelines for Catholic-Jewish Relations National Conference of Catholic Bishops, March 1967

Vatican II on the Jewish People See especially Article 4

A Resolution on Antisemitism Third Assembly of the World Council of Churches, reacting to fresh incidents of antisemitism in Germany and elsewhere, New Delhi, 1961

The Ten Points of Seelisberg Issued by the International Council of Christians and Jews, August 5, 1947

Resolution on Antisemitism and the Jewish Situation By the Provisional Committee, World Council of Churches in Process of Formation, February 1946


HISTORICAL EVENTS, CHARACTERS AND DOCUMENTS

A Catholic Timeline of Events Relating to Jews, Anti-Judaism, Antisemitism, and the Holocaust Prepared by Gerald Darring. Covers events from the 3rd century to the beginning of the third millennium

Christian Persecution of Jews over the Centuries By Gerard S. Sloyan, Professor Emeritus of Religion, Temple University

Anti-Judaism: 70 to 1200 CE From Religious Tolerance.org

Anti-Judaism: 1201 to 1800 CE From Religious Tolerance.org

Anti-semitism: Racially-based persecution of Jews: 1800 to present From Religious Tolerance.org

A Calendar of Jewish Persecution From Hear Now!, a messianic Judaism site

People who played a role in the history of Christian antisemitism
-----entries from the Jewish Encyclopedia, 1906

    Alexander II -- -- Alexander IV -- -- Athanasius -- -- Augustine -- -- Benedict VIII -- -- Benedict XII -- -- Benedict XIII -- -- Benedict XIV -- -- Boniface VIII -- -- Boniface IX -- -- Calixtus II -- -- John of Capistrano -- -- Charlemagne -- -- Christian Hebraists -- -- Clement XIV -- -- Joannes Chrysostomus -- -- Church Fathers -- -- Diego de Deza -- -- Johann Maier von Eck -- -- Ferdinand and Isabella -- -- Ferreolus -- -- Vincent Fettmilch -- -- Hananel di Foligno -- -- Jakob Friedrich Fries -- -- Ortuin de Graes -- -- Henri Grégoire -- -- Gregory I, the Great -- -- Gregory XIII -- -- Guillaume of Auvergne -- -- Haidamacks -- -- Henry II -- -- Ridley Haim Herschell -- -- Ernst Friedrich Hess -- -- Hippolytus -- -- Antonio Homem -- -- Honorius -- -- Hugh of Lincoln -- -- Innocent III -- -- Innocent XI -- -- Isidorus Hispalensis -- -- Ivan III -- -- Ivan IV -- -- Jerome -- -- John Albert -- -- John Casimir -- -- John Sobieski -- -- Julian of Toledo -- -- Justinian -- -- Leo X -- -- Martin Luther -- -- Raymund Martin -- -- Ferrand Martinez -- -- Origen -- -- Feodosi Pecherski -- -- Pedro I -- -- Pedro III -- -- Raymund de Peñaforte -- -- Pius IV -- -- The Popes -- -- Robert de Reddinge -- -- Rindfleisch -- -- Rodriguez -- -- Samuel ben Jehiel -- -- John Duns Scotus

Places which played a role in the history of Christian antisemitism
-----entries from the Jewish Encyclopedia, 1906

    Aach -- -- Aix-la-Chapelle (Aachen) -- -- Albelda -- -- Alby (Albi) -- -- Alcalá de Guadaira -- -- Alcalá de Henares -- -- Alessandria -- -- Allariz -- -- Alsace -- -- Amberg -- -- Ancona -- -- Andalusia -- -- Anjou -- -- Ansbach -- -- Antwerp -- -- Apulia -- -- Aragon -- -- Arles -- -- Arnhem -- -- Arnstadt -- -- Augsburg -- -- Aussee -- -- Austerlitz -- -- Austria -- -- Auxerre -- -- Avignon -- -- Avila -- -- Grand Duchy of Baden -- -- Baeza -- -- Bamberg -- -- Barcelona -- -- Basel -- -- Basque Provinces -- -- Bavaria -- -- Bayonne -- -- Bayreuth -- -- Beaucaire -- -- Belgium -- -- Belorado -- -- Benfelden -- -- Berg -- -- Bergamo -- -- Berlin -- -- -- -- Béziers -- -- Bisenz -- -- Blois -- -- Bohemia -- -- Bolechow -- -- Bologna -- -- Bonn -- -- Bordeaux -- -- Bourges -- -- Brandenburg -- -- Bremen -- -- Brescia -- -- Brieg -- -- Brittany -- -- Bruchsal -- -- Brünn -- -- Brunswick -- -- Brussels -- -- Brüx -- -- Bucharest -- -- Budapest -- -- Budweis -- -- Buk -- -- Burgdorf -- -- Burgos -- -- Bury St. Edmunds -- -- Cagliari -- -- Calatayud -- -- Carcassonne -- -- Carinthia -- -- Carmona -- -- Carpentras -- -- Cassel -- -- Castrojeriz -- -- Catalonia -- -- Cento -- -- Cervera -- -- Chambéry -- -- Champagne -- -- Chartres -- -- Château-Thierry -- -- Ciudad Real -- -- Clermont-Ferrand -- -- Coblenz -- -- Colchester -- -- Colmar -- -- Cologne -- -- Condom -- -- Constantinople -- -- Cordova -- -- Cori -- -- Cremona -- -- Crete -- -- Croatia -- -- Cuenca -- -- Dampierre -- -- Danzig -- -- Dauphiné -- -- Dessau -- -- Diessenhofen -- -- Dijon -- -- Dortmund -- -- Dresden -- -- Duderstadt -- -- Ecija -- -- Einbeck -- -- Eisenstadt -- -- Elche -- -- Elvira -- -- Emden -- -- Endingen -- -- England -- -- Essen -- -- Estella -- -- Etampes -- -- Europe -- -- Evora -- -- Faro -- -- Ferrara -- -- Finland -- -- Florence -- -- Forli -- -- France -- -- Franche-Comté -- -- Fulda -- -- Fundäo -- -- Funes -- -- Fürstenfeld -- -- Fürth -- -- Gaillac -- -- Galicia, Austria -- -- Galicia, Spain -- -- Gebweiler -- -- Geneva -- -- Genoa -- -- Germany -- -- Gerona -- -- Ghent -- -- Glogau -- -- Gloucester -- -- Gotha -- -- Göttingen -- -- Grenada -- -- Grätz -- -- Greece -- -- Grenoble -- -- Guadalajara -- -- Hagenbach -- -- Halberstadt -- -- Halle-on-the-Saale -- -- Hamburg -- -- Hameln -- -- Hanau -- -- Hanover -- -- Harburg -- -- Haro -- -- Heidelberg -- -- Heidingsfeld -- -- Heilbronn -- -- Hermanmiestetz -- -- Hesse -- -- Hildesheim -- -- Hohenems -- -- Holleschau -- -- Huesca -- -- Huete -- -- Hungary -- -- Iglau -- -- Innsbruck -- -- Ireland -- -- Istria -- -- Italy -- -- Jaca -- -- Jaen -- -- Jativa -- -- Judenburg -- -- Kalisz -- -- Kamenetz-Podolsk -- -- Karlsbad -- -- Karlsruhe -- -- Kholm (Chelm) -- -- Kissingen -- -- Klausenburg -- -- Kolin -- -- Königsberg -- -- Kovno -- -- Kremsir -- -- Kreuznach -- -- Kutais -- -- Laibach -- -- Lamego -- -- Languedoc -- -- La Rochelle -- -- Lecce -- -- Leghorn -- -- Leicester -- -- Leipsic -- -- Leiria -- -- Lemberg -- -- Lenchitza -- -- Leon -- -- Lerida -- -- Lincoln -- -- Lippe -- -- Lisbon -- -- Lissa -- -- Lithuania -- -- Lodève -- -- Lom -- -- Lomazy -- -- London -- -- Lübeck -- -- Lublin -- -- Luboml -- -- Lucca -- -- Lucena -- -- Lucerne -- -- Lunel -- -- Lutzyn -- -- Luxemburg -- -- Lyons -- -- Madrid -- -- Magdeburg -- -- Mährish-Ostrau -- -- Malaga -- -- Mannheim -- -- Manresa -- -- Mantua -- -- Marburg -- -- Marseilles -- -- Mayence -- -- Mecklenburg -- -- Melun -- -- Memel -- -- Mende -- -- Messina -- -- Metz -- -- Miedzyboz (Medzhibozh) -- -- Milan -- -- Milhaud -- -- Minsk -- -- Moghilef -- -- Monreal -- -- Montélimar -- -- Montpellier -- -- Monzon -- -- Moravia -- -- Moscow -- -- Mülhausen -- -- Münden -- -- Munich -- -- Murcia -- -- Murviedro -- -- Najera -- -- Nancy -- -- Nantes -- -- Narbonne -- -- Nassau -- -- Navarre -- -- Nemirov -- -- Netherlands -- -- Neuss -- -- Neutitschein -- -- Nevers -- -- Nezhin -- -- Nice -- -- Nizhni-Novgorod -- -- Nikolayev -- -- Nikolsburg -- -- Nimes -- -- Nördlingen -- -- Northampton -- -- Northeim -- -- Norway -- -- Norwich -- -- Novgorod-Syeversk -- -- Novogrudok -- -- Novokonstantinov -- -- Novomoskovsk -- -- Nuremberg -- -- Nyons -- -- Ocaña -- -- Odessa -- -- Oedenburg -- -- Offenbach -- -- Olmütz -- -- Oppeln -- -- Oppenheim -- -- Orange -- -- Orleans -- -- Osnabrück -- -- Ostrog -- -- Öttingen -- -- Paderborn -- -- Padua -- -- Pale of Settlement -- -- Palencia -- -- Palermo -- -- Palma -- -- Pamiers -- -- Pamplona -- -- Paris -- -- Parma -- -- Passau -- -- Pavia -- -- Perpignan -- -- Pertius -- -- Pesaro -- -- Peyrehorade -- -- Pfersee -- -- Pforzheim -- -- Pilsen -- -- Pinne -- -- Pinsk -- -- Piotrkow -- -- Pisa -- -- Podolia -- -- Poitiers -- -- Poitou -- -- Polotsk -- -- Pontoise -- -- Porto -- -- Portsmouth -- -- Portugal -- -- Posen -- -- Pösing -- -- Prague -- -- Prerau -- -- Presburg -- -- Provence -- -- Prussia -- -- Przemysl -- -- Raab -- -- Ratisbon -- -- Ravenna -- -- Recanati -- -- Reggio -- -- Riga -- -- Rome -- -- Rostof -- -- Rothenburg -- -- Rouen -- -- Roussillon -- -- Rumania -- -- Russia -- -- Sahagun -- -- Saint Gall (St. Gallen) -- -- Salamanca -- -- Salonica -- -- Salzburg -- -- Santarem -- -- Saragossa -- -- Sardinia -- -- Savoy -- -- Saxon Dutchies -- -- Saxony -- -- Schlettstadt -- -- Schweinfurt -- -- Segovia -- -- Senlis -- -- Sepulveda -- -- Sicily -- -- Silesia -- -- Sofia -- -- Spain -- -- Speyer -- -- Stein-am-Anger -- -- Strasburg -- -- Stuttgart -- -- Switzerland -- -- Tarnow -- -- Toledo -- -- Tortosa -- -- Toulouse -- -- Tours -- -- Trent -- -- Treves -- -- Trévoux -- -- Troyes -- -- Tyrol -- -- Ulm -- -- Urbino -- -- Utrecht -- -- Valladolid -- -- Valencia -- -- Venice -- -- Verdun -- -- Verona -- -- Vienna -- -- Wiesbaden -- -- Wilna -- -- Worms -- -- Würzburg -- -- York -- -- Zhitomir -- -- Zurich
Things which played a role in the history of Christian antisemitism
-----entries from the Jewish Encyclopedia, 1906

    Acts of Parliament Relating to the Jews of England -- -- Auto da Fé -- -- Badge -- -- Black Death -- -- Blood Accusation -- -- Censorship of Hebrew Books -- -- Church Councils -- -- Conversion to Christianity -- -- The Crusades -- -- Desecration of Host -- -- Domus Conversorum -- -- Familianten Gesetz -- -- Ghetto -- -- Hochmeister -- -- The Holy Child of La Guardia -- -- House of Catechumens -- -- The Inquisition -- -- Institutum Judaicum -- -- Israelite-Christians -- -- Judenhut -- -- Konitz Affair -- -- Lateran Councils -- -- Leibzoll -- -- Magdeburg Law -- -- Marano -- -- May Laws -- -- Nothhandel -- -- Oath More Judaico -- -- Goldener Opferpfennig -- -- Pastoureaux -- -- Polna Affair -- -- Quemadero -- -- French Sanhedrin -- -- Wandering Jew
The 613 Commandments Kaufmann Kohler and Isaac Broydé in the Jewish Encyclopedia, 1906

Jews and Judaism in Christian Writings of the Second Century CE An analysis of the some of the major writers by Timothy J. Horner

Epistle of Barnabas See especially chapter 16 of this letter written ca. 100

The Dialogue with Trypho By Justin Martyr, excerpts, ca. 160

On the Pasch Melito of Sardis, ca. 175

An Answer to the Jews Tertullian, ca. 200 CE

On First Principles Origen, ca. 225

Against Celsus By Origen, excerpts, ca. 248

Three Books of Testimonies Against the Jews Saint Cyprian, 248 CE

On the Jewish Meats Saint Cyprian, c. 250 CE

Legislation Affecting the Jews, 300 to 800 CE

Professions of Faith Extracted from Jews on Baptism

Jews and the Later Roman Law, 315-531 CE

On the Proper Day to Celebrate Christ's Resurrection By Emperor Constantine I, 325

Julian and the Jews, 361-363 CE From Sozomen, Ecclesiastical History written about 443-450 CE

The Blood Libel in Syria Socrates Scholasticus, late 4th century

Letters about a Synagogue Burning Ambrose of Milan, August 388

Homilies Against the Jews John Chrysostom, sometime before 398

Novella 146: On Jews Justinian I

Letters on the Treatment of Jews Pope Gregory I, excerpts, 591, 598

The Sack of Jerusalem Antiochus Strategos, 614

On the Keeping of Slaves Fourth Council of Toledo, 633

The Jews of Spain and the Visigothic Code, 654-681 CE

Against the Jews on the Question of the Sabbath John of Damascus, ca. 735

Capitulary for the Jews Charlemagne, 814

On the Insolence of the Jews to Louis the Pious Agobard of Lyon, 826/827

On the Baptism of Slaves Belonging to Jews Agobard of Lyon

An Inquiry into the Tolls of Raffelstettin King Louis the Child of Germany, c. 905. Information on Jewish merchants in Eastern Europe

On the First Millenium From Ralph Glaber: Miracles de Saint-Benoit, c. 1044

Warning Against Violence Toward the Jews By Pope Alexander II, excerpt, ca. 1060

Grant of Lands & Privileges to the Jews Bishop of Speyer, 1084

Letter Against Jews Owning Land By Pope Stephen IV, excerpt, February 1090

Settlement Charter in the German States By Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor, February 1090

The Crusaders in Mainz, May 27, 1096 In May, 1096 a band of crusaders led by Emico, a German noble, forced its way into the city of Mayence and finally into the archiepiscopal palace where the Jews had taken refuge. The slaughter and suicide of the Jews in this palace with all the attendant horror and hysteria are graphically described in these two selections taken from a Hebrew historical account by Solomon bar Samson, who wrote about 1140

The Massacres of Jews by the First Crusaders From The Chronicles of Rabbi Eliezer Bar Nathan, 1096

Jews and the Crusades Links from the Crusades Encyclopedia

From the Dialogue of the Exchequer: On Usury, c.1170

Concerning Loans From The Jews Henry II of England

Ephraim ben Jacob: The Ritual Murder Accusation at Blois, May, 1171

The Accusation of the Ritual Murder of St. William of Norwich From "The Life and Miracles of St. William of Norwich," a Latin work written about 1173 by Thomas of Monmouth

The Abbey of St. Edmund’s and the Jews, 1173-1182 Two excerpts from the Chronicle of Jocelyn of Brakelond

Jews and Christians in Teruel: The Fuero of Teruel, 1176 CE Excerpts from the Fuero, or urban ordinance

The Expulsion of the Jews from France, 1182 CE Account by Rigord from the Gesta Philippi Augusti

Barnacle Geese Should Convince the Jew of the Immaculate Conception Gerald of Wales, 1188

Roger of Hoveden: The Persecution of Jews, 1189

Clifford's Tower: Massacre at York On the night of 16 March 1190, the feast of Shabbat ha-Gadol, the small Jewish community of York was gathered together for protection inside the tower. Rather than perish at the hands of the violent mob that awaited them outside, many of the Jews took their own lives; others died in the flames they had lit, and those who finally surrendered were massacred and murdered

The York Riots By William of Newburgh, 1190

Charter by Which Many Liberties are Granted and Confirmed to the Jews Richard I of England, 22 March, 1190

The Ordinances of the Jews English Jewry is organised, 1194

Against the Perfidy of the Jews Peter of Blois, before 1198

Letter on the Jews Pope Innocent III in 1199

Appointment of an Archpriest of the Jews in England King John of England, July 1199

Constitution for the Jews 1199

Confirmation of the Charters of the Jews King John of England, 10 Apr. 1201

The Keeping of Slaves by the Jews Pope Innocent III, 1204

Protest to Philip Augustus of France Against Royal Protection of Jewish Money-Lenders Pope Innocent III, 1204

On the Jews and Forced Baptisms By Pope Innocent III, 1199, 1201, 1209

Canon 68 - on Jews From the Fourth Lateran Council in 1215

Canons Concerning Jews Fourth Lateran Council, 1215

Jewish Usurers Caricature from the Rotulus Judeorum, 1233

Refuting Ritual Murder Accusations By Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor, 1236

The Charter of the Jews of the Duchy of Austria By Frederick, Duke of Austria, July 1244

On the Jewish Talmud By Odo of Chateauroux, 1247, 1248

Las Siete Partidas: Laws on Jews, 1265 The Seven-Part Code was compiled about 1265, under the supervision of Alfonso X, the Wise (1252-1284), of Castile. Its laws, however, did not go into effect until 1348, and then only with certain reservations

St. Louis and the Jews of France, before 1270 CE Account by Joinville

Letter on the Treatment of Jews By Thomas Aquinas, 1271

Letter on Jews - Against the Blood Libel Pope Gregory X [1271-76]

The Black Death and the Jews, 1348-1349 CE The first account is a confession made under torture by Agimet, a Jew, who was arrested at Chatel, on Lake Geneva. It is typical of the confessions extorted and forwarded to other towns. The second account describes the Black Death in general and treats specifically of the destruction of the Jewish community in Strasbourg

On the Generations of Jesus By Toledoth Yeshu, ca. 14th century. This polemical text is a Jewish response to an increasingly oppressive Christian proclamation of Jesus

The Black Death and the Jews By Jacob von Königshofen, 1348-1349

Ordinance of the Jews of the Crown of Aragon, 1354 CE

An Oath Taken by Jews Frankfort on the Main about 1392 CE

Anti-Semitic Legends These legends reflect an anti-Jewish sentiment long exhibited by European Christians. These tales illustrate a tragic and lengthy chapter in ecclesiastical history

From the Declaration on the Protection of the Jews By Pope Martin V1, 1419

Cantate Domino By Pope Eugene IV, excerpt, 1441

A Blood Libel Cult: Anderl von Rinn, d. 1462 Anderl was a three year-old boy who became the focus of a blood-libel cult in the seventeenth-century

The Expulsion from Spain, 1492 Account by an Italian Jew

An Account of Alleged Host Desecration and Ritual Murder By Hieronymous Höltzel, 1510

That Jesus Christ Was Born a Jew By Martin Luther, excerpts, 1523

The Jews and Their Lies Martin Luther, 1543

Cum Nibis Absurdum [Since it is completely senseless ...] By Pope Paul IV, July 1555

Reasons Why Christ Suffered Catechism of the Council of Trent, 1566

On Jews and Christians Living in the Same Place Encyclical of Pope Benedict XIV promulgated on June 14, 1751. Also Here

Hep! Hep! Joseph Jacobs in the Jewish Encyclopedia, 1906. A cry which appears to have been first used during the so-called "Hep! Hep!" riots of 1819 at Frankfort-on-the-Main and along the Rhine in 1819 by anti-Semitic students

Jewish Emancipation Article in the Encyclopedia of 1848 Revolutions


ARTICLES, PAPERS

Antisemitism, Real or Imagined? Chávez, Iran, Israel, And the Jews By Luis Roniger in Analysis of Current Trends in Antisemitism, No. 33, 2009

Multiculturalism, Globalization, and Antisemitism: The British Case By Efraim Sicher, Analysis of Current Trends in Antisemitism, No. 32, 2009

Paul, Faustus, and Augustine's Evolution toward Anti-anti-Semitism By Jonathan P. Yates, Villanova University, in Expositions, 2009

The Presence of the Past: The Scholarly Afterlife of Adversus Judaeos Rhetoric By Peter Spitaler, Villanova University, in Expositions, 2009

Two Augustines? By David P. Efroymson, La Salle University, in Expositions, 2009

Living, Breathing Jewish People and Augustine's “Jews in the Head” By Rebecca Winer, Villanova University, in Expositions, 2009

Paul, Faustus, and Augustine's Evolution toward Anti-anti-Semitism By Jonathan P. Yates, Villanova University, in Expositions, 2009

The Presence of the Past: The Scholarly Afterlife of Adversus Judaeos Rhetoric By Peter Spitaler in Expositions, 2009

Two Augustines? By David P. Efroymson in Expositions, 2009

Living, Breathing Jewish People and Augustine's “Jews in the Head" By Rebecca Winer in Expositions, 2009

Founding Myths In a conversation with the Reform Judaism magazine editors, Steven Waldman discusses how in 17th-century New England it was a crime to be a Quaker and in Virginia it was a crime to be a Baptist—and Jews were kept out for generations. Fall 2008

Alexander Solzhenitzyn's 200 Years Together and the "Russian Question" By Ksenia Polouektova in Analysis of Current Trends in Antisemitism, No. 31, 2008

Anti-Semitism Versus Anti-Israeli Sentiment By Steven K. Baum, Albuquerque, New Mexico in Journal of Religion & Society, 2007

From Father to Son: Attitudes to Jews and Israel, in Asad's Syria By Itamar Radai in Analysis of Current Trends in Antisemitism, No. 29, 2007

Anti-Zionism and Antisemitism: The Case of Bruno Kreisky By Robert Solomon Wistrich in Analysis of Current Trends in Antisemitism, No. 30, 2007

Matthew, the Church and Anti-Semitism By F P Viljoen, North-West University – Potchefstroom campus, South Africa, in Verbum et Ecclesia, 2007

Religious Anti-Semitism in Romanian Fascist Propaganda By Georgetta (Gina) Pana is a Ph.D. candidate at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Bucharest, Romania, May 2006

Anti-Zionism in the “Electronic Church” of Palestinian Christianity By Gershon Nerel in Analysis of Current Trends in Antisemitism, No. 27, 2006

Democratization and Antisemitism in Argentina: An Assessment By Leonardo Senkman in Analysis of Current Trends in Antisemitism, No. 28, 2006

A Kinder, Gentler Teaching of Contempt? Jews and Judaism in Contemporary Protestant Evangelical Children's Fiction By Mark Stover, San Diego State University, in Journal of Religion & Society, 2005

Martin Luther and "The Jews": A Reappraisal By Dr. Christopher Probst in The Theologian: The Internet Journal for Integrated Theology, 2005

Holocaust Denial in Australia By Danny Ben-Moshe in Analysis of Current Trends in Antisemitism, No. 25, 2005

Stereotypes of Jews and Israel in Russian Detective Fiction By Shimon Kreiz in Analysis of Current Trends in Antisemitism, No. 26, 2005

Judeophobia October 2004 issue of the New Internationalist with these articles: "A human balance," "Yehudi Menuhin (1916-1999)," "The Longest Hatred," "Fear and loathing," "Judeophobia - the facts," "Zog Ate My Brains," "Spreading the Stain," "Portrait of the Artist as an Antisemite," "The World According to Judeophobes," "Demagogues in Denial," "Action & Resources"

Navigating Antisemitic Encounters By Sander L. Gilman, distinguished professor of Liberal Arts and Medicine and director of the Jewish studies program at the University of Illinois-Chicago, in Reform Judaism Online, Fall 2004

"I Didn't See Any Anti-Semitism": Why Many Christians Don't Have a Problem with the Passion of the Christ By Mary C. Boys in Cross Currents, Spring 2004

The Politics of Ressentiment: Israel, Jews and the German Media By Robert Wistrich in Analysis of Current Trends in Antisemitism, No. 23, 2004

Antisemitism in French Schools: Turmoil of a Republic By Georges Bensoussan in Analysis of Current Trends in Antisemitism, No. 24, 2004

From "Traitor" to "Saint": Bishop Nikolaj Velimiroviæ in Serbian Public Memory By Jovan Byford in Analysis of Current Trends in Antisemitism, No. 22, 2003

Human Rights and the New Anti-Jewishness: Sounding the Alarm By Irwin Cotler, Professor of Law and Director of the Human Rights Program at McGill University, 2003

Muslim Anti-Semitism and Zionist Orientalism: The Workings of a Vicious Cycle By Irfan Khawaja, The College of New Jersey, at the “Formation and Renewal Conference” in the Center for Ethics and Culture at the University of Notre Dame, 2003

Antisemitism: A Wound to be Healed. Reflections for the Fourth European Day of Jewish Culture By Cardinal Walter Kasper, 2003

Bulgarians and Jews Throughout History By Archimandrite Dr. Pavel Stefanov, Associate Professor in Church history, History of Religions and History of the NRMs at Shoumen University in Bulgaria, 2002

Were the Crusades Anti-Semitic? By Vince Ryan in Catholic Dossier, January/February 2002

Between Denial and "Comparative Trivialization": Holocaust Negationism in Post-Communist East Central Europe By Michael Shafir in Analysis of Current Trends in Antisemitism, No. 19, 2002

Philosemites or Antisemites?: Evangelical Christian Attitudes toward Jews, Judaism, and the State of Israel By Yaacov Ariel in Analysis of Current Trends in Antisemitism, No. 20, 2002

Coming to Terms with the "Dark Past": The Polish Debate about the Jedwabne Massacre By Joanna Michlic in Analysis of Current Trends in Antisemitism, No. 21, 2002

Current Catholic Liturgical Options Vis-a-Vis Jews and Judaism By J. Frank Henderson, 2001

Is Paul the Father of Misogyny and Antisemitism? By Pamela Eisenbaum in CrossCurrents, Winter 2000-01

The Socio-Historical Background of Holocaust Denial in Arab Countries. Reactions to Roger Garaudy's The Founding Myths of Israeli Politics By Goetz Nordbruch in Analysis of Current Trends in Antisemitism, No. 17, 2001

Jörg  Haider's Antisemitism By Anat Peri in Analysis of Current Trends in Antisemitism, No. 18, 2001

Boston as a stronghold of Antisemitism, 1929-1944 Chapter 2 of the senior thesis submitted to the History Department of Brandeis University by Jenny Goldstein, April 2001

Wrestling with Johannine Anti-Judaism:A Hermeneutical Framework for the Analysis of the Current Debate By Reimund Bieringer, Didier Pollefeyt & Frederique Vandecasteele-Vanneuville of the Catholic University, Leuven, Belgium, 2000

Old Testament, New Hatreds: The Hebrew Bible and Antisemitism in Nazi Germany By Doris L. Bergen, Department of History, Notre Dame, in Sacred Text, Secular Times: The Hebrew Bible in the Modern World, Creighton University Press, 2000

Antisemitism of the Ukrainian Radical Nationalists: Ideology and Policy By Liudmila Dymerskaya-Tsigelman and Leonid Finberg in Analysis of Current Trends in Antisemitism, No. 14, 1999

Antisemitism and the Extreme Right in Spain (1962-1997) By Jose L. Rodriguez Jimenez in Analysis of Current Trends in Antisemitism, No. 15, 1999

Antisemitic Prejudices in Contemporary Hungary By András Kovács in Analysis of Current Trends in Antisemitism, No. 16, 1999

Antisemitism and Jewish Identity in Serbia after the 1991 Collapse of the Yugoslav State By Laslo Sekelj in Analysis of Current Trends in Antisemitism, No. 12, 1998

Russian Neo-pagan Myths and Antisemitism By Victor A. Shnirelman in Analysis of Current Trends in Antisemitism, No. 13, 1998

The Inverted Image: Antisemitism and Anti-Catholicism on the Internet By Mark Weitzman at the Fifth Biennial Conference On Christianity and the Holocaust sponsored by The Julius and Dorothy Koppelman Holocaust/Genocide Resource Center and the Campus Ministry at Rider University, October 1998

History of Anti-Semitism From the book by Plater Robinson, Deathly Silence: Everyday People in the Holocaust, courtesy of the Southern Institute For Education and Research at Tulane University, 1997

Anti-Jewish Interpretations of Psalm 1 in Luther and in Modern German Protestantism By Uwe F. W. Bauer, Mülheim/Ruhr, in Communio Viatorum, 1997

On Ignorance, Respect and Suspicion: Current Japanese Attitudes Toward Jews By Rotem Kowner in Analysis of Current Trends in Antisemitism, No. 11, 1997

John Paul II and Anti-Semitism: A Personal Experience By Jean Stern in Tertium Millennium, 1997

The Death of Jesus and Anti-Semitism: Seeking Interfaith Understanding By Raymond E. Brown, S.S. in Catholic Update, 1997

Antisemitism: An Enduring Problem in Western Society By Alan T. Davies. Address given at the Christian-Jewish Dialogue, Beth Tzedec Synagogue, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 1996

Extreme Right Electoral Upsurges in Western Europe: The 1984-1995 Wave as Compared with the Previous Ones By Simon Epstein in Analysis of Current Trends in Antisemitism, No. 8, 1996

Antigypsyism in the Political Culture of the Federal Republic of Germany: A Parallel with Antisemitism? By Gilad Margalit in Analysis of Current Trends in Antisemitism, No. 9, 1996

Israeli Perception of Antisemitism By Shlomit Levy in Analysis of Current Trends in Antisemitism, No. 10, 1996

Antisemitism: An Enduring Problem in Western Society by Alan Davies at the Christian-Jewish Dialogue, Beth Tzedec Synagogue, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 1996

Anti-Judaism in Religious Feminist Writing By Louise and Mark Zwick in Houston Catholic Worker, May-June 1995

Causes of Antisemitism By Manfred Davidmann, 1995

The Development of Modern Anti-Semitism From Beyond the Pale: A History of the Jews in Russia, 1995

Antisemitism on the Information Superhighway: A Case Study of a UseNet Discussion Group By Tali Tadmor-Shimony in Analysis of Current Trends in Antisemitism, No. 6, 1995

Antisemitism in Contemporary Greek Society By Daniel Perdurant in Analysis of Current Trends in Antisemitism, No. 7, 1995

Antisemitism: A Historical Survey By Mark Weitzman, 1994

The Jews as 'Others': On Communicative Aspects of Antisemitism By Herta Herzog, Analysis of Current Trends in Antisemitism, No. 4, 1994

Origin of Christianity and Judaism: What Actually Happened, What Jesus Actually Taught and Later Changes 1994 book by Manfred Davidmann

Antisemitism and Its Opponents in the Russian Press: From Perestroika until the Present By Theodore H. Friedgut in Analysis of Current Trends in Antisemitism, No. 3, 1994

Antisemitism in Post Communist Eastern Europe: A Marginal or Central Issue? By Leon Volovici in Analysis of Current Trends in Antisemitism, No. 5, 1994

The Origins of Christian Anti-Semitism By Sandra S. Williams of the Judaic Studies Program, University of Central Florida, 1993

Cyclical Patterns in Antisemitism: The Dynamics of Anti-Jewish Violence in Western Countries since the 1950s By Simon Epstein in Analysis of Current Trends in Antisemitism, No. 2, 1993

Why Was the Expulsion of the Jews from Spain So Tragic? By Lea Sestieri in SIDIC Periodical, 1992

Isabella of Spain: Beatification and 1992 By John Edwards in SIDIC Periodical, 1992

Jews and Christians in Spain Today By Sr. Ionel Mihalovici in SIDIC Periodical, 1992

Classical and Christian Anti-Semitism Chapter 3 of The Holocaust: A Guide for Teachers, Gary M. Grobman, 1990

What's in a Hyphen? Should one write `anti-Semitism' with a hypen or 'antisemitism' as one word? By Shmuel Almog in the SICSA Report: Newsletter of the Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism, Summer 1989

Assemblies of the World Council of Churches By Allan R. Brockway, from The Theology of the Churches and the Jewish People, Geneva: WCC Publications, 1988. Traces the struggles of the WCC in dealing with Christian antisemitism

A Boy on a Mission By s.n. in SIDIC Periodical, 1988

Prejudice is . . . Being down on some thing you are not up in! By Mary Travers in SIDIC Periodical, 1986

The Parable of the Pounds and Lucan Anti-Semitism By Jack T. Sanders in Theological Studies, December 1981

Anti-semitism In Christian Theology By Rosemary R. Ruether in Theology Today, 1974

The Master Urges: Jew and Christian in the Tannaitic Age By Thomas Franxman in SIDIC Periodical, 1973

Jews and Anti-Semitism in Eastern Europe By K. J. Hahn in SIDIC Periodical, 1970

Antisemitism and Christian Teaching By E. Pariente in SIDIC Periodical, 1969

The Jews in Literature Articles in SIDIC Periodical, 1969, No. 2, on the image of the Jew in English, American, French, German, and Argentinian writings

Anti-Zionism = Antisemitism By Martin Luther King, 1967

Anti-semitism and the Gospel By Dominic M. Crossan in Theological Studies, June 1965

Anti-semitism in the Gospel By Gerald O'Collins in Theological Studies, December 1965

Anti-semitism and the Cry of "All the People" By Joseph A. Fitzmyer in Theological Studies, December 1965

History of the Jews Article in the Catholic Encyclopedia, 1913

Anti-Semitism By Gotthard Deutsch in the Jewish Encyclopedia, 1906

A Rabbi's Impressions of the Oberammergau Passion Play By Joseph Krauskopf, 1901


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A Short Review of a Troubled History This list of incidents by Fritz B. Voll "is meant to create an interest in the study of the troubled Christian-Jewish relationship. It may also serve to show that the Nazi Holocaust was preceded by a long history of ill-treatment of Jews in so-called Christian countries and that the Christian church through its 'teaching of contempt' (Jules Isaac) contributed in great measure to Jewish suffering."

Source of Hatred: Anti-Semitism By Alexander Kimel - Holocaust Survivor

Guidelines for the Evaluation of the Treatment of Jews and Judaism in Catechetical Materials Developed by Dr. Eugene J. Fisher, Associate Director, The Secretariat for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs, National Conference of Catholic Bishops/United States Catholic Conference

Antisemitism and Christian Relations A list of references to learn more about the history and the reasons behind antisemitism

Antisemitism and Xenophobia Today Up-to-date country by country reports on antisemitism. Each entry provides key data about the overall political and economic situation in the country, information about racism and xenophobia and then a series of sections on various aspects of antisemitism

Antisemitism and Racism Articles and country-by-country reports

Canadian Council of Christians and Jews The CCCJ is a non-religious organization dedicated to promoting cultural, racial and religious harmony among the people of Canada. The CCCJ sponsors workshops, public information initiatives and gatherings to promote unity and goodwill. In addition, the CCCJ works with educational and community organizations to provide training in the field of human relations

The Anti-Defamation League The ADL, founded in 1913, is the world's leading organization fighting anti-Semitism through programs and services that counteract hatred, prejudice and bigotry

The Protocols of the Elders of Zion A notorious, antisemitic forgery, which is still being printed and read today. Alfred Rosenberg reissued the Protocols in Nazi Germany and Hitler believed in their authenticity and referred to them in Mein Kampf; Nazi authorities recommended the use of the Protocols in schools

The Nuremberg Race Laws The Nuremberg Race Laws of 1935 deprived German Jews of their rights of citizenship, giving them the status of "subjects" in Hitler's Reich

Kristallnacht A massive, coordinated attack on Jews throughout the German Reich on the night of November 9, 1938, into the next day

Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism Established in 1982 at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem as an interdisciplinary research center dedicated to an independent, non-political approach to the accumulation and dissemination of knowledge necessary for understanding the phenomenon of antisemitism. See especially the page of full text articles

The Stephen Roth Institute for the Study of Contemporary Anti-Semitism and Racism Began operating at Tel Aviv University as the Project for the Study of Anti-Semitism in fall 1991. It is housed in the Wiener Library, which contains one of the largest collections of anti-Semitic, Nazi and extremist literature in the world. The Institute monitors manifestations of anti-Semitism and racism around the world and operates a computerized database of contemporary anti-Semitism and hate groups

H-Antisemitism Encourages scholarly discussion of Anti-Semitic History and makes available diverse bibliographical, research and teaching aids. H-Antisemitism's editorial board and discussion list editors serve a broad intellectual community

Why the Jews? The shocking explanation for the world's longest hatred. This seminar will transform the way you view yourself, your people and your history

Still Images from Der ewige Jude The Erternal Jew is the film that was developed by the Nazis and shown in Germany throughout the 1930's and 40's. Other European countries used it as well and there are notes about it being shown in the United States. This film depicts the Jew in the worst possible light. Using this film the Nazis accomplished a true indoctrination of the youth of Germany and provided groundwork for the horror of the Holocaust

Jewish-Polish Heritage, 1 -- Jewish-Polish Heritage, 2 -- Jewish-Polish Heritage, 3 -- Jewish-Polish Heritage, 4 -- Jewish-Polish Heritage, 5 Articles by Mike Rosenzweig, Ph. D.: Jewish History in Poland - from 1800 - 1939; Jewish History in Poland - from 1939-1945; Synagogues in Poland; Poland Revisited; Jewish - Polish Relations -- a Dialogue; Restitution of Jewish Property

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