Blood libel

The exception that proves the rule.

Gary Stein
Oct. 7 2020 12:01AM

Anti-Semitism in Lovecraft Country.

Philissa Cramer
Sept. 4 2020 12:01AM

A new book traces the roots of the lie that even today supplies anti-Semites their rationale.

June 2 2020 12:42AM

An Arab boy drowns, and Jews are blamed.

Aaron Kliegman
Feb. 3 2020 12:01AM

Crucifying Haman in effigy.

Henry Abramson
March 13 2019 12:01AM

Chimerical anti-Semitism.

David Berger
Oct. 10 2018 12:01AM

From blood libels to the “Jew sow.”

July 27 2018 12:01AM

A Tom Thumb rabbi and a blood libel.

S.Y. Agnon
April 14 2017 12:01AM

A medieval manuscript with anti-Semitic commentary and Christian imagery.

Philip Getz
April 18 2016 12:01AM

Blaming Jews was a way to get out of debt.

Madeleine Schwartz
Feb. 4 2016 12:01AM

How the death of a boy in 12th-century England gave birth to a libel that won’t die.

Jonathan Brent
Sept. 18 2015 12:01AM

Did you know that Jews are “human history’s most bloodthirsty people”?

Mehdi Khalaji
April 22 2015 12:01AM

In chronicling a blood libel from a century ago, Red Heifer, a new opera by the Hungarian-Jewish conductor Ivan Fischer, underscores the resurgence of anti-Semitism. . .

Marianne Szegedy-Maszak
Oct. 31 2013 12:00AM

Were the massacres of 1096, when hordes of Crusaders butchered the Jewish communities of the Rhineland, an exceptional event? Yes—but also no. (With video.)

Simon Schama
Sept. 3 2013 12:00AM