In this seminal study, the authors attempt to uncover and understand the roots of antisemitism - from the ancient world to the Holocaust to the current crisis in the Middle East. This postmillennial edition of Why the Jews? offers new insights and unparalleled perspectives on some of the most recent, pressing developments in the contemporary world, including:
The replicating of Nazi antisemitism in the Arab world
The pervasive anti-Zionism/antisemitism on university campuses
The rise of antisemitism in Europe
Why the United States and Israel are linked in the minds of antisemites
Clear, persuasive, and thought provoking, Why the Jews? is must reading for anyone who seeks to understand the unique role of the Jews in human history.