Antisemitism Archive

The Emperor, the Sultan, and the Pirates

by Gideon In response to the Spanish Expulsion and to the terror that the Spanish inquisition inflicted on Jews who converted to Christianity and were suspected of practicing Judaism in hiding, Jews fought back. In most …

Chanel No. 5 and its Jewish history

  by Gideon In 1870, Ernest Wertheimer, a Jewish businessman, moved from Alsace, France, to Paris during the Franco-Prussian War. Shortly after his arrival he purchased an interest in a French theatrical makeup company called Bourjois. …