Prof. Robert S. Wistrich

A Lethal Obsession:

Antisemitism from Antiquity to the Global Jihad

Darren O'Brien

The Pinnacle of Hatred:

The Blood Libel and the Jews


Robert Wistrich

From Ambivalence to Betrayal: The Left, The Jews and Israel

Antisemitism International:

An Annual Research Journal



Posen Papers in Contemporary Antisemitism No. 14


Michael Sharnoff

Defining the Enemy as Israel, Zionist, Neo-Nazi or Jewish: The Propaganda War in Nasser's Egypt, 1952-1967



Posen Papers in Contemporary Antisemitism No. 13


Robert Wistrich

From Blood Libel to Boycott: Changing Faces of British Antisemitism



Posen Papers in Contemporary Antisemitism. no. 12


 Menahem Milson

A European Plot on the Arab Stage


ACTA Publication No. 35


Martina L. Weisz

The Other Mirror: Spanish Newspapers and Anti-Jewish Mythology (1977-2006)


Studies in Antisemitism Series

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  • Studies in Antisemitism: History

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  • SICSA Annual Report: Newsletter (out of print)

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  • Posen Papers

    • Shmuel Almog, ed.: Antisemitism through the Ages. Oxford: Pergamon, 1988. xi, 419 pp. abstract

    • Robert Everett: Christianity without Antisemitism: James Parkes and the Jewish Christian Encounter. Oxford: Pergamon, 1993. xiv, 346 pp. abstract

    • William Korey: Russian Antisemitism, Pamyat, and the Demonology of Zionism. Reading, England: Harwood Press, 1995. x, 243 pp. abstract Table of contents, preface

    • Deborah Lipstadt: Denying the Holocaust: The Growing Assault on Truth and Memory. NY: Free Press, 1993. ix, 278 pp.  abstract

    • Ronald Modras: The Catholic Church and Antisemitism, Poland 1933-1939. Reading, England: Harwood, 1994. x, 429 pp.  abstract Table of contents, preface

    • Ronald Nettler: Past Trials and Present Tribulations: A Muslim Fundamentalist's View of the Jews. Oxford: Pergamon, 1987. 104 pp. abstract

    • Elisheva Revel-Neher: The Image of the Jew in Byzantine Art. Oxford: Pergamon, 1992. 200 pp. with 100 illustrations, 10 in color. abstract

    • Frank Stern: The Whitewashing of the Yellow Badge: Antisemitism and Philosemitism in Postwar Germany 1945-1952. Oxford: Pergamon, 1992. xxv, 455 pp. abstract

    • Leon Volovici: Nationalist Ideology and Antisemitism: The Case of Romanian Intellectuals in the 1930s. Oxford: Pergamon, 1991. xi, 213 pp. abstract

    • Richard H. Weisberg: Vichy Law and the Holocaust in France. Foreword: Michael R. Marrus. Chur, Switzerland: Harwood Academic Publishers, 1996. 480 pp. abstract  Table of contents, preface

    • Wistrich, Robert S., ed.: Demonizing the Other: Antisemitism, Racism and Xenophobia. Chur, Switzerland: Harwood Academic Publishers, 1999.  abstract

    • Rivka Yadlin: An Arrogant, Oppressive Spirit: Antisemitism as Anti-Judaism in Egypt. Oxford: Pergamon, 1989. x, 135 pp. abstract

    • Weisberg, Richard H.: Vichy Law and the Holocaust in France. New York: New York University Press, for the Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1996. xxiii, 447 pp.

    • De Michelis, Cesare G.: The Non-Existent Manuscript: A Study of the "Protocols of the Sages of Zion". Trans.: Richard Newhouse. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, for the Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism, 2004. 419 pp.  Originally published as "Il manoscritto inesistente: I 'Protocolli dei savi di Sion': Un apocrifo del XX secolo" (Venezia: Marsilio, 1998).

    • Rossman, Vadim Joseph: Russian Intellectual Antisemitism in the Post-Communist Era. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press for the Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism (SICSA), Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2002. ix, 309 pp.

    • Kauders, Anthony D.: Democratization and the Jews: Munich, 1945-1965. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press for the Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism (SICSA), 2004. 326 pp.

    • Graciela Ben-Dror: The Catholic Church and the Jews, Argentina, 1933–1945.Lincoln, Neb.: University of Nebraska Press, 2008.

    • Andrei Oisteanu: Inventing the Jew, Antisemitic Stereotypes in Romanian and Other Central-East European Cultures.Lincoln, Neb.: University of Nebraska Press, 2009.

    • Olaf Blaschke: Offenders or Victims? German Jews and the Causes of Modern Catholic Antisemitism.Lincoln, Neb.: University of Nebraska Press, 2009.

    • Shmuel Moreh and Zvi Yehuda, eds.: Al-Farh?d, The 1941 Pogrom in Iraq. Jerusalem: The Hebrew University Magnes Press, 2010.

    • Darren O'Brien: The Pinnacle of Hatred: The Blood Libel and the Jews.Jerusalem: The Hebrew University Magnes Press, 2011.

    • Robert S. Wistrich: From Ambivalence to Betrayal: The Left, the Jews, and Israel.Lincoln, Neb.: University of Nebraska Press, 2012.


    • Shmuel Almog: Nationalism and Antisemitism in Modern Europe, 1815-1945. Oxford: Pergamon, 1990. xxv, 159 pp. abstract


    • Michel Abitbol: From Cremieux to Petain: Antisemitism in Colonial Algeria, 1870-1940. (Hebrew) Jerusalem, 1988. 188 pp. abstract

    • Shmuel Almog: Nationalism and Antisemitism in Modern Europe 1815-1945. (Hebrew). Jerusalem, 1988.  181 pp. abstract

    • Nathaniel Katzburg: Antisemitism in Hungary 1867-1944 (Hebrew). Jerusalem, 1992. 203 pp. abstract

    • Rivka Yadlin: Anti-Zionism as Anti-Judaism in Egypt (Hebrew). Jerusalem, 1988.  157 pp. abstract

    • Miriam Yardeni: Hugeunots and Jews  (Hebrew). Jerusalem, 1998.

    • Graciela Ben-Dror: The Catholic Church and the Jews. Argentina 1945-1933 (Hebrew). Jerusalem, 2000. 328 pp. 


    • Susan Sarah Cohen, ed.: Antisemitism: An Annotated Bibliography description  Vols. 1-19 (1984-2005). Munich: K.G. Saur, 1987-2005  

    • Sara  Grosvald, ed.: Antisemitism: An Annotated Bibliography  Vols. 20-21 (2004-2005). De Gruyter Verlag, 2008-9

    • Rena R. Auerbach, ed.: `The Jewish Question' in German-Speaking Countries, 1849-1914: A Bibliography. New York: Garland, 1994. xxv, 385 pp. abstract


    • Barry Rubin: The PLO between Anti-Zionism and Antisemitism: Background and Recent Developments. 1993. abstract

    • Simon Epstein: Cyclical Patterns in Antisemitism: The Dynamics of Anti-Jewish Violence in Western Countries since the 1950s. 1993. abstract

    • Theodore H. Friedgut: Antisemitism and Its Opponents in the Russian Press, from Perestroika until the Present. 1994. abstract

    • Herta Herzog: The Jews as `Others': On Communicative Aspects of Antisemitism. 1994. abstract

    • Leon Volovici: Antisemitism in Post-Communist Eastern Europe: A Marginal or Central Issue? 1994. abstract

    • Tadmor-Shimony, Tali: Antisemitism on the Information Superhighway: A Case Study of a UseNet Discussion Group. 1995. abstract

    • Daniel Perdurant: Antisemitism in Contemporary Greek Society. 1995. abstract

    • Simon Epstein: Extreme Right Electoral Upsurges in Western Europe: The 1984-1995 Wave as Compared with the Previous Ones. 1996. abstract

    • Gilad Margalit: Antigypsyism in the Political Culture of the Federal Republic of Germany: A Parallel with Antisemitism? 1996. abstract

    • Shlomit Levy: Israeli Jews' Perceptions of Antisemitism. 1996. abstract

    • Rotem Kowner: On Ignorance, Respect and Suspicion: Current Japanese Attitudes towards Jews. 1997. abstract

    • Laslo Sekelj: Antisemitism and Jewish Identity in Serbia After the 1991 Collapse of the Yugoslav State. 1998. abstract

    • Victor A. Shnirelman: Russian Neo-pagan Myths and Antisemitism. 1998. abstract

    • Liudmila Dymerskaya-Tsigelman, Leonid Finberg: Antisemitism of the Ukrainian Radical Nationalists: Ideology and Policy. 1999.  abstract

    • Rodríguez Jiménez, José L.: Antisemitism and the Extreme Right in Spain (1962–1997). 1999. abstract

    • András Kovács:  Antisemitic Prejudices in Contemporary Hungary. 1999 - abstract

    • Goetz Nordbruch: The Socio-Historical Background of Holocaust Denial in Arab Countries. Reactions to Roger Garaudy's  The Founding Myths of Israeli Politics. Jerusalem, SICSA, 2001

    • Anat Peri: Jö rg  Haider's Antisemitism. Jerusalem, SICSA, 2001

    • Michael Shafir: Between Denial and "Comparative Trivialization": Holocaust Negationism in Post-Communist East Central Europe. Jerusalem, SICSA, 2002

    • Yaacov Ariel: Philosemites or Antisemites?: Evangelical Christian Attitudes toward Jews, Judaism, and the State of Israel. Jerusalem, SICSA, 2002

    • Joanna Michlic: Coming to Terms with the "Dark Past": The Polish Debate about the Jedwabne Massacre. Jerusalem, SICSA, 2002

    • Jovan Byford: From "Traitor" to "Saint":  Bishop Nikolaj Velimirović in Serbian Public Memory. Jerusalem, SICSA

    • Robert Wistrich: The Politics of Ressentiment: Israel, Jews and the German Media, Jerusalem, SICSA, 2004 

    • Georges Bensoussan: Antisemitism in French Schools: Turmoil of a Republic, Jerusalem, SICSA, 2004

    • Danny Ben-Moshe: Holocaust Denial in Australia, Jerusalem, SICSA, 2005

    • Shimon Kreiz: Stereotypes of Jews and Israel in Russian Detective Fiction, Jerusalem, SICSA, 2005

    • Gershon Nerel: Anti-Zionism in the "Electronic Chruch" of Palestinian Christianity, Jerusalem, SICSA, 2006

    • Leonardo  Senkman: Democratization and Antisemitism in Argentina: An Assessent, Jerusalem, SICSA, 2006

    • Itamar Radai: From Father to Son: Attitudes to Jews and Israel, in Asad's Syria Jerusalem, SICSA, 2007

    • Robert Wistrich: Anti-Zionism and Antisemitism: The Case of Bruno Kreisky, Jerusalem, SICSA, 2007

    • Ksenia Polouektova: Alexander Solzhenitsyn's 200 Years Together and the "Russian Question, Jerusalem, SICSA, 2008

    • Efraim Sicher: Multiculturalism, Globalization, and Antisemitism: The British Case, Jerusalem, SICSA, 2009

    • Luis Roniger: Antisemitism, Real or Imagined? Ch?vez, Iran, Israel, and the Jews, Jerusalem, SICSA, 2009

    • Stephen Norwood: Antisemitism in the Contemporary American University: Parallels with the Nazi Era, Jerusalem, SICSA, 2011

    • Martina L. Weisz: The Other as Mirror: Spanish Newspapers and Anti-Jewish Mythology (1997–2006), Jerusalem, SICSA, 2012


    • Yehuda Bauer, ed.: The Danger of Antisemitism in Central and Eastern Europe in the Wake of 1989-1990. Jerusalem: SICSA, 1991. 107 pp. abstract

    • Robert S. Wistrich; DellaPergolla, Sergio, eds: Fascist Antisemitism and the Italian Jews. abstract

    • Robert S. Wistrich, ed: The "Other" as Threat: Demonization and Antisemitism. description

    THE STUDY CIRCLE ON WORLD JEWRY. Series 14, 1984-85, Yehuda Bauer, ed. Jerusalem: SICSA and ICJ, 1985. (English and Hebrew)

    • No. 1 - Yehuda Bauer, Antisemitism Today: Myth and Reality. abstract

    • No. 2 - Shmuel Ettinger, Antisemitism after the Six-Day War. abstract

    • No. 3 - Yisrael Gutman, Denying the Holocaust.  abstract

    • No. 4 - Robert S. Wistrich, Anti-Zionism as an Expression of Antisemitism in Recent Years. abstract

    • No. 5 - Franklin H. Littell, American Protestantism and Antisemitism. abstract

    • No. 6 - Emmanuel Sivan, Islamic Fundamentalism and Antisemitism. abstract

    • No. 7 - Haim Avni, Antisemitism under Democratic and Dictatorial Regimes: The Experience of Latin American Jewry

    • No. 8 - Aviezer Ravitsky, The Phenomenon of Kahanism: Consciousness and Political Reality

    • No. 9 - Zeev Sternhell, Antisemitism and the Right in France


    • Antisemitism International 2003

    Robert S .Wistrich: Totalitarian Antisemitism:  A Global Menace, pg. 13

    Menahem Milson: What is Arab Antisemitism?, pg. 23

    Zvi Mazel: Hatred and Antisemitism in the Egyptian Press, pg. 32

    Judith Elizur: How David Became Goliath: The Demonization of Israel’s Image,1948-2003, pg. 41

    Margaret Brearley: Bi-focal Vision: Israel and the Intifada in the British Press, pg. 47

    Simcha Epstein: Anti-Jewish Violence in Western Countries since 2000: An Initial Assessment, pg. 54

    Leon Volovici: Teaching and Learning about Antisemitism in Romania, pg. 59

    Robert S .Wistrich:  Antisemitism in Europe Today Address to the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), 19 June 2003, pg.  62

    Roger Bolton: Blame and Shame: the Making of a TV Documentary, pg. 83

    Alifa Saadya: Antisemitism Watch among the Bloggers, pg. 85


    • Antisemitism International 2004

    Robert Wistrich: A War of Civilizations? Reflections on 9/11, pg. 5

    Robert S .Wistrich: Pius XII and the Shoah, pg. 10

    Yaakov Ariel: Backward Christian Soldiers: The Passion of the Christ and Interfaith Reconciliation, pg. 23

    Hillel Tryster:  “We have ways of making you believe...”: The Eichmann Trial as Seen in The Specialist,  pg. 34

    Matthias Küntzel: Islamic Antisemitism and Its Nazi Roots, pg. 44

    Rivka Yadlin: Rider without a Horse on Egyptian TV: The Protocols as Vox Populi,  pg. 53

    Simcha Epstein: The Nine Children of Abu Ali:French Press Blunders and the Israeli Palestinian Conflict, pg. 61

    Henrik Bachner: Antisemitic Motifs in the Swedish Debate on Israel: 1982 and 2000-2002, pg.  72

    Douglas Kirsner: Condemning Antisemitism: Resolutions of the Australian Parliaments, pg. 79

    • Antisemitism International 2005-6

    Other Publications

    • Shnirelman, Victor A.: The Myth of the Khazars and Intellectual Antisemitism in Russia, 1970s-1990s. Jerusalem: Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism, Hebrew University, 2002. 200 pp.

    • Keren, Nili: Zelikowitz, Gila: Auron, Yair: Antisemitism and Racism: An Attitude Research among High School Students in Israel. (In Hebrew) Jerusalem: Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism, Hebrew University, ; Tel-Aviv: Center of Holocaust and Contemporary Jewish Studies, Segal Institute for Research and Development, Kibbutzim College of Education, 1997. 118 pp.].

    • Patterns of Prejudice. 27, 1 (July 1993); 27, 2 (Oct 1993).

      "Special Issue on Antisemitism in Europe, I-II: Selected papers from an international conference organized by the Zentrum fuer Antisemitismusforschung, Berlin, in association with the Institute of  Jewish Affairs, London, and the Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism, Jerusalem, in Berlin, September 1992."
      Partial contents: Part I:   Benz, Wolfgang: Traditional and Rediscovered Prejudices in the New Europe: Antisemitism, Xenophobia, Discrimination against Minorities (3-13);  Bauer, Yehuda: Antisemitism as a European and World Problem (15-24);  Lerman, Antony: Antisemitism and Racism in Europe Today: Some Problems of Research and Interpretation (25-29);  Pulzer, Peter George Julius: The Tradition of Austrian Antisemitism in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (31-46);  Loewe, Heinz-Dietrich: Government Policies and the Tradition of Russian Antisemitism, 1772-1917 (47-63);  Yukhneva, Natalya V.: Political and Popular Antisemitism in Russia in the Period of "Perestroika" (65-70);  Karady, Viktor: Antisemitism in Twentieth-Century Hungary: A Socio-Historical Overview (71-92);   Jelinek, Yeshayahu Andrej: Historical and Actual Minority Problems in Czecho-Slovakia (93-105);  Vago, Raphael: The Traditions of Antisemitism in Romania (107-119);  Cala, Alina: Antisemitism in Poland Today (121-126);  Krzeminski, Ireneusz: Antisemitism in  Today's Poland: Research Hypotheses (127-135).  Part II:  Graml, Hermann: Political and Cultural Antisemitism in Germany [In the 19th century.] (5-11);  Erb, Rainer: Jews and Other Minorities in Germany since the 1990s (13-19);  Bergmann, Werner: Antisemitism in (East and West) German Public Opinion, 1987-1992 (21-28);  Stern, Frank: Antisemitism and Historical Consciousness: German Attitudes towards Jews and Israel (29-38);  Pelinka, Anton: Dismantling Taboos: Antisemitism in the Austrian Political Culture of the 1980s (39-48);   Sekelj, Laslo: Antisemitism and Nationalist Conflicts in the Former Yugoslavia [From 1918 to 1992.] (63-80);  Kovacs, Andras: Antisemitism in Post-Communist Hungary (95-101);  Varga, Laszlo: The Image of the Jews in Hungarian Public Opinion [On the "Jewish question" in post-1945 Hungary.] (103-118);  Schmidt-Hartmann, Eva: The Enlightenment That Failed: Antisemitism in Czech Political
      Culture [From the 19th century to the present.] (119-128).

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