Crucifying Haman in effigy.
A Tom Thumb rabbi and a blood libel.
A medieval manuscript with anti-Semitic commentary and Christian imagery.
Blaming Jews was a way to get out of debt.
How the death of a boy in 12th-century England gave birth to a libel that won’t die.
Did you know that Jews are “human history’s most bloodthirsty people”?
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. . .
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.)