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Object ID

2019.2.348

Object Name

Pamphlet

Date

1935

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Pamphlet titled “The JEW: Past and Present” in black print in the top left corner, “VERDICTS of Great Men” printed in the bottom right corner.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash:Leese was a British veterinarian, a founder of the Imperial Fascist League (1929) and virulent anti-Semite. Indeed, he found the British fascist Oswald Mosley too soft on Jews. Leese perpetuated the medieval view that Jews were guilty of blood libel, and that the Jewish celebration of Passover involved the sacrifice of Christian children. An unabashed admirer of Julius Streicher and his pornographic anti-Semitic Nazi propaganda tabloid, Leese even proposed the gassing of the Jews before the Nazis made it a cornerstone of their own eliminationist agenda.

Leese’s pamphlet adorned with swastikas front and back, justifies anti-Semitism by claiming that “Aryan peoples from the earliest times” had evidenced a justifiable antagonism towards Jews. He quotes from numerous sources to make his case.

Dimensions

8 1/2 x 5 1/2"

Keywords

Arnold Spencer Leese, Imperial Fascist League, Anti Semitism, Blood Libel, Julius Streicher

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Anti

The Jew: Past and Present. Verdicts of Great Men' by Arnold Spencer Leese

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