Anti-Semitism & Bigotry

Anti-Semitism & Bigotry

Anti-Semitism 101

What you need to know about the world's oldest hatred.

Anti-Semitism & Bigotry

What Were Pogroms?

Anti-Jewish violence sweeping the Russian Empire in the late 19th century spurred many Jews to emigrate and organize politically.

Anti-Semitism & Bigotry

Passover and Blood Libels

The accusation that blood was used to make wine or matzah for Passover was a pretext for attacks on Jews.

Jews and the African Slave Trade

Like many others, Jews participated in the trans-Atlantic slave trade, but they by no means dominated it.

A Timeline of the Holocaust

From Hitler's rise to power to the Nuremberg trials, key events of the Shoah.

What Is BDS?

All about the movement for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel.

Jews and Finance

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.

Nazi Germany 1933-1939: Early Stages of Persecution

How Hitler laid the groundwork for genocide.

Jewish Refugees During and After the Holocaust

Jews fleeing the Nazis had difficulty finding countries that would take them in.

Jewish Ghettos of Pre-Emancipation Europe

In many cities, Jews were forced to live and work in specific areas.

Nazi Propaganda in the Holocaust

How the Third Reich spread racism, anti-Semitism and anti-Bolshevism.

What Were the Nuremberg Laws?

Passed in September 1935, they provided the legal framework for the systematic persecution of Jews in Germany.

America and the Holocaust

Where were the United States government and the American Jewish community during the destruction of European Jewry?

The Nazi Olympics

In August 1936, the Nazi regime tried to camouflage its violent racist policies while it hosted the Summer Olympics.

The Swastika’s Origins

Although the hooked cross predates the Nazi flag by 5,000 years, today it is widely considered a hate symbol.