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The Protocols of the Elders of Zion

The Protocols of the Elders of Zion

Prof. Elissa Bemporad, Prof. Yehuda Bauer

A major legacy of the late 19th century Russian antisemitism was the fabricated text known as the Protocols of the Elders of Zion.

Why have the Protocols of the Elders of Zion become one the most widely distributed antisemitic publications of modern times?

References

  • Cohn, Norman, Warrant for Genocide: The Myth of the Jewish World Conspiracy and the Protocols of the Elders of Zion (London: Serif, 1996).

  • Landes, Richard and Steven T. Katz, eds., The Paranoid Apocalypse: A Hundred-Year Retrospective on the Protocols of the Elders of Zion (New York : New York University Press, 2012).

  • Levy, Richard S., A Lie and a Libel: The History of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion (Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1995).

  • Webman, Esther, ed., The Global Impact of the ‘Protocols of the Elders of Zion’ (London: Routledge, 2011).

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