Yom HaShoah: Some pogroms were about politics, not anti-Semitism – prof
- May 4, 2016
- Jeffrey Kopstein, political science professor, featured by The Canadian Jewish News, May 4, 2016
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.