New PDF release: From Ambivalence to Betrayal: The Left, the Jews, and Israel

By Robert S. Wistrich

From Ambivalence to Betrayal is the 1st research to discover the transformation in attitudes at the Left towards the Jews, Zionism, and Israel because the origins of ecu socialism within the 1840s until eventually the current. This pathbreaking synthesis unearths a impressive continuity in adverse stereotypes of Jews, contempt for Judaism, and negation of Jewish nationwide self-determination from the times of Karl Marx to the present left-wing highbrow attack on Israel. World-renowned professional at the background of antisemitism Robert S. Wistrich presents not just a robust research of ways and why the Left emerged as a spearhead of anti-Israel sentiment but additionally new insights into the broader involvement of Jews in radical movements.

There are interesting pix of Marx, Moses Hess, Bernard Lazare, Rosa Luxemburg, Leon Trotsky, and different Jewish intellectuals, along analyses of the darker face of socialist and Communist antisemitism. The final part eloquently exposes the degeneration of leftist anti-Zionist evaluations right into a novel kind of “anti-racist” racism.

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