In comparing three pogroms that happened at three different points in Jewish history, political science professor Jeffrey Kopstein claims that some anti-Jewish violence of the “neighbor-on-neighbor” variety was politically, not culturally or ideologically, driven. Kopstein, of the University of California, Irvine, made this case April 18 at a lecture to a packed room at the University of Toronto.

For the full story, please visit http://www.cjnews.com/living-jewish/jewish-learning/some-pogroms-were-about-politics-not-anti-semitism-prof.

 

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