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An 1843 report of Passover blood libel in the Middle East

The blood libel, an accusation that Jews kidnapped and killed non-Jewish children, using their blood to bake unleavened bread, or matzah, for Passover, is one of the key anti-Semitic tropes. During the seven-day Passover holiday, which ends tomorrow, Jews mark the exodus from Egypt … Continue reading

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The Palestine Post’s Kristallnacht editorial

As a follow up to my last post on Mandate Palestine press coverage of Kristallnacht in Nazi Germany in November 1938,  here is the 11th November editorial of the Jerusalem-based daily The Palestine Post. I think it speaks for itself:

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