There is no evidence against a Jewish clerk tried for ritually murdering a Christian boy in Kiev In 1911. But that wasn’t the point. The Crime scene- produced no clear suspects, police felt pressured to make an arrest. Through a mixture of political agitation and scheming on the part of the authorities, Russian nationalists and […]
July 1877 American Anti-Semitism: The Celebrated Seligman-Hilton Affair.
In the summer of 1877, In Saratoga. New York, Joseph Seligman, a leading Gilded Age railroad financier, was barred from Saratoga Grand Union Hotel because he was a Jew. This was one of the first incident of this kind that had occurred in the United States. The Grand Union was the largest hotel in the […]