Study Jewish History
Anti-Semitism & Bigotry
What you need to know about the world's oldest hatred.
Anti-Jewish violence sweeping the Russian Empire in the late 19th century spurred many Jews to emigrate and organize politically.
The accusation that blood was used to make wine or matzah for Passover was a pretext for attacks on Jews.
Like many others, Jews participated in the trans-Atlantic slave trade, but they by no means dominated it.
From Hitler's rise to power to the Nuremberg trials, key events of the Shoah.
All about the movement for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel.
The idea that Jews are good with money is one of the oldest Jewish stereotypes. But it's undeniable that Jews are well-represented in finance and business.
How Hitler laid the groundwork for genocide.
Jews fleeing the Nazis had difficulty finding countries that would take them in.
Ancient/Medieval Jewish History
In many cities, Jews were forced to live and work in specific areas.
How the Third Reich spread racism, anti-Semitism and anti-Bolshevism.
Passed in September 1935, they provided the legal framework for the systematic persecution of Jews in Germany.
Where were the United States government and the American Jewish community during the destruction of European Jewry?
In August 1936, the Nazi regime tried to camouflage its violent racist policies while it hosted the Summer Olympics.
Although the hooked cross predates the Nazi flag by 5,000 years, today it is widely considered a hate symbol.