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31 March, 2015

Posted by Socrates in 'anti-Semitism', 'blood libel', history, History for newbies, Jewish history, jewish ritual murder, Socrates at 6:14 pm | Permanent Link

[…] “Toaff made the mistake of approaching the topic (i.e., Jewish ritual murder) with a greater than usual amount of objectivity, and discovered that small sects of ultra-orthodox Jews did use blood during Passover rituals, and believed in the magical properties of children’s blood in particular. He also made the incendiary claim that confessions wrought […]