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INTRODUCTION
Judaism and the Jewish People   2
The Jewish Diaspora and Israel   4
THE MIDDLE AGES
Christian Images of the Jews   7
The First Crusade   8
Anti-Jewish Myths   9
Patterns of Discrimination   11
"Usury"   13
The Jewish Community   14
Expulsions and the Black Death   16
The Jews of Poland and Lithuania   18
THE DEVELOPMENT OF MODERN ANTI-SEMITISM
Emancipation   21
Popular Anti-Semitism   23
Political Anti-Semitism   24
The Dreyfus Affair   25
A Renewal of Jewish Life   27
JEWS IN THE RUSSIAN EMPIRE
A "Jewish Problem"   29
Life In the Pale of Settlement   30
Alexander II - A Brief Spring   32
Renewed Oppression - the "May Laws"   33
The "Protocols of the Elders of Zion"   35
The Pogroms of 1903 - 1906   36
A Government Blood Libel: The Beilis Affair   37
Political Activity and Emigration   38
JEWS IN THE SOVIET UNION
Revolution and Emancipation   41
The Pogroms During the Civil War 1918 - 1921   42
Jewish Life Between the Wars   43
NAZISM AND THE HOLOCAUST
The Rise of Nazism in Germany   47
The Racial Theories of the Nazis   49
Anti-Jewish Policies 1933 - 1939   50
The Second World War - Poland   51
Western and Southern Europe and the Balkans   52
The Fate of the Soviet Jewry   53
The Death Camps   54
Collaboration   55
Rescue Attempts and Resistance   56
Auschwitz   57
The Destruction of European Jews   58
JEWS IN THE SOVIET UNION: 1941 to present
Behind the Front   60
The Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee   61
The Campaign Against "Cosmopolitans" and the "Doctors' Plot"   62
Assimilatory Pressures   63
The Anti-Zionist Campaign   64
The Right to Emigrate   65
The Reforms 1985-1991   67
Anti-Semitism since 1985: Old Ideas Resurface   68
EPILOGUE: Democracy and Minority Rights   70

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