The Lie that Wouldn't Die: The Protocols of the Elders of Zion

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Vallentine Mitchell, 2005 - Law - 390 pages
Of all the libels that have served as a means of incitement of hate against Jews, and as intellectual justification of anti-Semitism, the myth of the so-called 'Jewish Conspiracy' to gain domination of the whole world, as embodied in the forged Protocols of the Elders of Zion, is probably the most devious and the most dangerous. Previously only analyzed in academic, footnoted studies, the history of the Protocols is presented here by Judge Hadassa Ben-Itto in an eminently readable, fascinating account, telling the stories of the numerous people involved over the hundred years that the forgery has existed. Above all, this is the story of a judge who follows the Protocols into lawyers' chambers and into courtrooms in Switzerland, in South Africa, in Germany, in the United States and in Russia, and presents the reader with a detailed critical analysis of legal proceedings which culminated in fascinating courtroom drama. The truth is revealed again and again, but the lie wouldn't die.

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A very thoroughly researched work. Hassada Ben-Itto was a Jewish judge and UN representative living in Israel when she wrote "The Lie That Wouldn't Die." She covers not only the accepted origin of ... Read full review


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Hadassa Ben-Itto has taught criminal procedure at Bar-Ilan University. She has since 1988 served as World President of the International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists.

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