History of antisemitism
The history of antisemitism – defined as hostile actions or discrimination against Jews as a religious or ethnic group – goes back many centuries; antisemitism has been called "the longest...
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Antisemitism in early Christianity
Anti-Judaism in Early Christianity is a description of anti-Judaic sentiment in the first three centuries of Christianity; the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd centuries. Early Christianity is generally considered a...
Jewish deicide
Jewish deicide is a long-held belief of some Christians that places the responsibility for the death of Jesus on the Jewish people as a whole. This is expressed in the ethnoreligious slur "Christ-kill...
Antisemitism in Europe (Middle Ages)
Antisemitism was prevalent in the Middle Ages, the period of European history from the 5th century to the 15th century.
In the Middle Ages, religion played a major role in driving antisemitism. Th...
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Jews in the Middle Ages
The history of Jews in the Middle Ages spans the timeframe of approximately 500 CE to 1750 CE. This article covers the medieval history of Jews in the Christian-dominated Western European region. See ...
German Crusade, 1096
The call for the First Crusade touched off the Rhineland massacres, also known as the German Crusade of 1096, the persecutions of 1096 or Gezeroth Tatenu. Prominent leaders of crusaders involved in t...
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History of the Jews and the Crusades
The history of the Jews and the crusades became a part of the history of antisemitism for the Jews in the Middle Ages. The call for the First Crusade touched off new persecutions of the Jews that woul...
Siege of Jerusalem (1099)
The Siege of Jerusalem took place from June 7 to July 15, 1099 during the First Crusade. The climax of the First Crusade, the successful siege saw the Crusaders seize the city from the Fatimid Calipha...
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Letter of the Karaite elders of Ascalon
The Letter of the Karaite elders of Ascalon (c. 1100) was a communication written by six elders of the Karaite Jewish community of Ascalon and sent to their coreligionists in Alexandria nine months af...
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Blood libel
Blood libel (also blood accusation) is an accusation that Jews kidnapped and murdered the children of Christians to use their blood as part of their religious rituals during Jewish holidays. Historica...
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List of blood libels against Jews
Blood libel (also blood accusation) is an accusation that Jews kidnapped and murdered the children of Christians to use their blood as part of their religious rituals during Jewish holidays. Historica...
List of blood libels against Jews - Wikipedia
History of the Jews in France
The history of the Jews of France deals with the Jews and Jewish communities in France. There has been a Jewish presence in France since at least the early Middle Ages. France was once a center of Jew...
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History of the Jews in England
The history of the Jews in England goes back to the reign of William I. The first written record of Jewish settlement in England dates from 1070. The Jewish presence continued until King Edward I's Ed...
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Luther and antisemitism
Martin Luther (1483–1546), a German Reformation leader, had a significant influence on German antisemitism by his virulent anti-Jewish statements and writings.
Luther's attitude toward the J...
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Christianity and antisemitism
Christianity and antisemitism deals with the hostility of Christian Churches, Christian groups, and by Christians in general to Judaism and the Jewish people. Christian rhetoric and antipathy towards ...
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Little Saint Hugh of Lincoln
Little Saint Hugh of Lincoln (1246 – 27 August 1255) was an English boy whose death prompted a blood libel. Hugh is known as Little Saint Hugh to distinguish him from Saint Hugh of Lincoln, an adult s...
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Islam and antisemitism
Islam and antisemitism relates to Islamic theological teaching against Jews and Judaism and the treatment of Jews in Muslim countries.With the origin of Islam in the 7th century and its rapid spread i...
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Jewish hat
The Jewish hat also known as the Jewish cap, Judenhut (German) or Latin pilleus cornutus ("horned skullcap"), was a cone-shaped pointed hat, often white or yellow, worn by Jews in Medieval Europe and ...
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On the Jews and Their Lies
On the Jews and Their Lies (German: Von den Jüden und iren Lügen; in modern spelling Von den Juden und ihren Lügen) is a 65,000-word anti-Judaic treatise written in 1543 by the German Reformation ...
Relations between Catholicism and Judaism
Relations between Catholicism and Judaism deals with the current relationship between the Catholic Church and Judaism, and the changes in that relationship over the last fifty years, especially during...
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Sicut Judaeis
Sicut Judaeis (Latin: "As the Jews") was a papal bull setting out the official position of the papacy regarding the treatment of Jews. The first bull was issued in about 1120 by Calixtus II and was in...
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Pope Benedict XV and Judaism
The relations between Pope Benedict XV and Judaism were marked by two significant historical events : the emigration of Eastern European Jewish communities due to the Great War and to pogroms, an...
Andreas Oxner
Anderl (Andreas) Oxner von Rinn, also known as Andreas Oxner, (c. 1459 – July 12, 1462) was a folk saint of the Roman Catholic Church. According to a blood libel accusation, the three-year-old boy was...
France in the Middle Ages
The Kingdom of France in the Middle Ages (roughly, from the 10th century to the middle of the 15th century; for the period before Hugh Capet's accession to the throne, see Francia and Carolingian Empi...
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Werner of Oberwesel
Werner of Oberwesel (also known as Werner of Bacharach or Werner of Womrath; b. 1271 in Womrath, Hunsrück; d. 1287) was a 16-year-old boy whose unexplained death was blamed on Jews, leading to revenge...
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Vom Schem Hamphoras
Vom Schem Hamphoras, full title: Vom Schem Hamphoras und vom Geschlecht Christi (Of the Unknowable Name and the Generations of Christ), was a book written by German Reformation leader Martin Luther in...
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Emancipation of the Jews in England
The Emancipation of the Jews in the United Kingdom was the culmination in the 19th century of efforts over several hundred years to loosen the legal restrictions set in place on England's Jewish popul...
Pope Pius XI and Judaism
The relations between Pope Pius XI and Judaism are generally regarded as good, as the antebellum pontiff was particularly opposed to antisemitism. Certain favourable opinions of Pius XI were subsequen...
Persecution of Jews in the First Crusade
The call for the First Crusade touched off the Rhineland massacres, also known as the German Crusade of 1096, the persecutions of 1096 or Gezeroth Tatenu. Prominent leaders of crusaders involved in t...
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Nostra Aetate
Nostra aetate (Latin: In our Time) is the Declaration on the Relation of the Church with Non-Christian Religions of the Second Vatican Council. Passed by a vote of 2,221 to 88 of the assembled bi...