The Longest Hatred: A Revealing History of Anti-Semitism, Part 1 - From the Cross to the Swastika (1991)

Genres - Culture & Society, History  |   Sub-Genres - Race & Ethnicity, Religions & Belief Systems, Social History, World History  |   Run Time - 50 min.  |   Countries - United States  |  
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Synopsis by Betsy Boyd

The first part of The Longest Hatred: A Revealing History of Anti-Semitism, which maps the corrosive path of anti-Semitism since the beginning of civilization to modern day, The Longest Hatred: A Revealing History of Anti-Semitism, Part 1 focuses on the long-lasting Judeo-Christian conflict. Via critical commentary and archival news footage, the program discusses the conflict's roots in the Roman Empire as well as its role in contemporary society and international relations. The German Holocaust of World War II is discussed in detail.

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anti-Semitism, Arab, Christ [Jesus], Christianity, conflict, doctrine, hatred, Judaism, nationalism, Nazism, Palestinian [nationality], political-unrest, religious-persecution, roots [origins], violence