Robert Solomon Wistrich (April 7, 1945 – May 19, 2015)

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Professor Robert S. Wistrich
was a leading scholar of the history of anti-Semitism.


Following is a list of books and papers he authored:


Selected books

  • Revolutionary Jews from Marx to Trotsky. Barnes & Noble Books, 1976. ISBN 0-06-497806-0
  • The Left Against Zion. Vallentine Mitchell & Co, 1979. ISBN 0-85303-199-1
  • Socialism and the Jews. Oxford University Press, 1982.
  • Trotsky: Fate of a Revolutionary. Stein & Day, 1982. ISBN 0-8128-2774-0
  • The Jews of Vienna in the Age of Franz Joseph. Oxford University Press, 1989.
  • Between Redemption and Perdition: Modern Antisemitism and Jewish Identity. Routledge, 1990. ISBN 0-415-04233-X
  • Anti-Zionism and Antisemitism in the Contemporary World. New York University Press, 1990. ISBN 0-8147-9237-5
  • Antisemitism, the Longest Hatred. Pantheon, 1992.
  • Who’s Who in Nazi Germany. Routledge, 1995. ISBN 0-415-12723-8
  • Terms of Survival. Routledge, 1995. ISBN 0-415-10056-9
  • Weekend in Munich: Art, Propaganda and Terror in the Third Reich (with Luke Holland). Trafalgar Square, 1996. ISBN 1-85793-318-4
  • Theodor Herzl: Visionary of the Jewish State. New York and Jerusalem: Herzl Press and Magnes Press, 1999, 390 pages.
  • Demonizing the Other: Antisemitism, Racism and Xenophobia. Routledge, 1999. ISBN 90-5702-497-7
  • Hitler and the Holocaust. Random House, 2001.
  • Nietzsche: Godfather of Fascism? Princeton, 2002.
  • Islamic Judeophobia: An Existential Threat, in Muhammad’s Monsters, Balfour Books, 2004, editor David Bukay.
  • Laboratory for World Destruction. Germans and Jews in Central Europe, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, Nebraska 2007. ISBN 978-0-8032-1134-6
  • A Lethal Obsession: Antisemitism – From Antiquity to the Global Jihad, Random House, 2010. ISBN 978-1-4000-6097-9
  • From Ambivalence to Betrayal. The Left, the Jews and Israel, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, Nebraska 2012. ISBN 0803240767

Selected papers

  • “German Social Democracy and the Problem of Jewish Nationalism, 1897–1917,” Leo Baeck Yearbook 21 (1976), pp. 109 142.
  • “A Neo Revisionist Renaissance? Back to Bernstein,” Encounter, (July 1978), pp. 75 82.
  • “Historians and the Holocaust,” The Journal of Modern History, Vol. 55, No. 2 (1983), pp. 317 20.
  • “The Modernization of Viennese Jewry: The Impact of German Culture in a Multi-Ethnic State,” in: Toward Modernity: The European Model, Jacob Katz, ed., Transaction Books, 1987, pp. 43 70.
  • “Antisemitismus,” in Neue Lexicon des Judentums, J. H. Schoeps, ed., München: Bertelsmann Lexicon Verlag, 1992, pp. 41 47.
  • “Socialism and Judeophobia: Antisemitism in Europe before 1914,” Leo Baeck Yearbook, (1992), pp. 111 145.
  • “The Jews and Nationality Conflicts in the Habsburg Lands,” Nationalities Papers, (New York) Vol. 22, Nr. I (Spring 1994) pp. 119 141.
  • “Theodor Herzl,” Israel Affairs, (Spring 1995) Vol. 1. No. 3, pp. 1 37.
  • “Max Nordau and the Dreyfus Affair,” The Journal of Israeli History, (Tel Aviv) Vol. 16, No. 1 (1955), pp. 1–19.
  • “Hitler’s Helpers,” Commentary, (June 1996), pp. 51–55.
  • “Zionism and its Jewish `Assimilationist Critics’, 1897-1948,” Jewish Social Studies, 1998, Vol.4 No.2, pp.59–111
  • “The Pope, the Church and the Jews,” Commentary (April 1999), pp. 22–28.
  • “How to Tackle the New Antisemitism” in Standpoint (October 2008) pp. 74–77. “Austria and the Legacy of the Holocaust”, The American Jewish Committee, New York 1999, 56 pages.
  • “Austria and the Jewish Question, 1945–1950”, in: Robert B. Pynsent (ed.), The Phoney Peace. Power and Culture in Central Europe, 1945–49 (London, 2000), pp. 39–57.
  • “Was Nietzsche a Fascist Thinker?”, Partisan Review, 2001, 2, pp. 201–217
  • “The Vatican and the Shoah”, Modern Judaism, Vol. 21, Nr. 2, May 2001, pp. 83–107
  • “The Demise of the Catholic-Jewish Historical Commission”, Midstream, December 2001, pp. 2–5.
  • “Jewish Suffering, Vatican Silence”, Catholic International (Washington, D.C.), vol. 13, No. 2, May 2002, pp. 57–62.
  • “Muslim Anti-Semitism: A Clear and Present Danger” PDF (3.48 MiB), American Jewish Committee, 2002.
  • “Muslims, Jews and September 11: The British Case” in Barry Kosmin and Paul Iganski (eds.) The New Anti-Semitism (London, 2003) pp. 169–191.
  • “The Old-New Antisemitism” The National Interest (Washington D.C.) Summer 2003, pp. 59–70.
  • “The Old-New Anti-Semitism” PDF, The National Interest, Number 72, Summer 2003.
  • “The Politics of Ressentiment: Israel, Jews and the German Media”. ACTA paper no. 23, The Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism, November 2004, 37 pages.
  • “Islamic Judeophobia: An Existential Threat”, NATIV online, Volume 2, 2004.
  • “Friedrich Nietzsche and the Austrian Fin de Siecle”, in J. Golomb (ed.) Nietzsche and the Austrian Culture (Wien, 2004) pp. 42–60.
  • “The Jihadist Challenge”, Midstream (Nov/Dec 2004), pp. 8–12.
  • “The Last Testament of Sigmund Freud”, Leo Baeck Yearbook XLIX (2004), pp. 87–106.
  • “Anti-Zionism and Anti-Semitism”, Jewish Political Studies Review 16:3-4, Fall 2004.
  • “Antisemitism in Western Europe at the Beginning of the 21st Century”, World Jewish Congress Research Series, January 2005, 24 pages.
  • “Antisemitism – A Civilizational Pathology”, in Manfred Gerstenfeld (ed.) Israel and Europe: An Expanding Abyss (Jerusalem 2005) pp. 95–110.
  • “European Anti-Semitism Reinvents Itself” PDF (2.62 MiB), American Jewish Committee, 2005.
  • “The Jedwabne Affair”, The Stephen Roth Institute for the Study of Anti-Semitism and Racism, Tel Aviv University.
  • “Reinventing European Antisemitism”. The American Jewish Committee, New York, 2005, 54 pages.
  • “Pius XII and the Shoah” in M. Zimmermann et al., Three Generations of Historians on Germans and Jews under the Nazi Regime (Magnes Press, Jerusalem 2006) pp. 21–41.
  • “Stefan Zweig and the ‘World of Yesterday’”, in Mark H. Gelber (ed.) Stefan Zweig Reconsidered – New Perspectiveson his Literary and Biographical Writings (Max Niemeyer Verlag, Tübingen 2007), pages 59–77.
  • “Anti-Semitism and Multiculturalism: The Uneasy Connection” – Posen Papers No. 5, The Vidal Sassoon Center for the Study of Antisemitism, March 2007, 12 pages.
  • “Anti-Zionism and Antisemitism: The Case of Bruno Kreisky”. ACTA paper no. 30, The Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism, December 2007, 26 pages.
  • “Modernity and the Nazi Genocide” in Song Lihong (ed.), Holocaust: history and Memory (Nanjing University 2007), pp. 171–192.
  • “Dialogue in Hell: Zionism and its Double” in Midstream (May/June 2008), pp. 9–14
  • “How to Tackle the New Antisemitism” in Standpoint (October 2008) pp. 74–77.
  • “Post-Mubarak Egypt: The Dark Side of Islamic Utopia”.(2012). Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs, 6(1), 23-32
  • “Gaza, Hamas and the Return of Anti-Semitism”. (2014). Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs, 8(3), 35-48

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