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Anti-Semitism

  • By: Charles E. Reasons
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

Anti-Semitism is prejudice toward Jewish people as a religious, racial, and/or ethnic group. Although the term anti-Semitism was not coined until the late 1800s by a German writer and political activist, hatred of Jews covers nearly 4 millennia. Jewish people were ...

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