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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 extraordinary continuity in unfavorable 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 specialist at the historical past of antisemitism Robert S. Wistrich presents not just a robust research of the way 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 attention-grabbing graphics 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 ultimate part eloquently exposes the degeneration of leftist anti-Zionist evaluations right into a novel kind of “anti-racist” racism.

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