Antisemitism as a Policy Tool in the Soviet Bloc

By Maurice Friedberg

American Jewish Committee (AJC), 1970

The author asserts that state-instigated antisemitism has been used as a tool for fostering government policy objectives in the Soviet Union. He explores antisemitism at the end of the Stalinist era, under the Khrushchev regime, and in the aftermath of the Six-Day War. He describes specific usage of antisemitism in Poland, the German Democratic Republic, Czechoslovakia, and Soviet Russia.

Topic: History, Former Soviet Union (FSU), Antisemitism, Public Policy

Name of Publication: American Jewish Year Book

Volume/Issue: Vol.71

Page Number(s): 123-140

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Genre: Report

Coverage: Former Soviet Union (FSU)

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Friedberg, Maurice. Antisemitism as a Policy Tool in the Soviet Bloc. American Jewish Year Book. American Jewish Committee (AJC). 1970: 123-140. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=2083


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