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Prof. David Nirenberg

In this step, Prof. David Nirenberg presents his analysis of the phenomenon of “anti-Judaism,” showing how in this early period of Christian history, Jews and Judaism began to serve a defining role that would become deeply ingrained in Western tradition.

What is “anti-Judaism” and what separates it from “antisemitism”?


  • Nirenberg, David, Anti-Judaism: The Western Tradition (New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2013).
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Antisemitism: From Its Origins to the Present

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