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Miller, Moses. Soviet "anti-semitism": the big lie - Image 5. 1949. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. January 28, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/6525/show/6497.

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Miller, Moses. (1949). Soviet "anti-semitism": the big lie - Image 5. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/6525/show/6497

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Title Soviet "anti-semitism": the big lie
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Miller, Moses
Publisher Jewish Life
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • New York, New York
Date 1949
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Antisemitism
  • Jews
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Soviet Union
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
  • Image
Original Item Extent 31 pages: illustrations; 20 cm
Original Item Location DS146.R9M54 1949
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8321003~S5
Original Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://libraries.uh.edu/branches/special-collections
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Transcript that a number of Jewish intellectuals had been attacked in the campaign against cosmopolitanism, adding, "Where the Jewish origin of the accused is obscured by an adopted Russian name, the original Jewish name is quoted by the Soviet press in parenthesis. This is unprecedented in a country where anti-Semitism is a criminal offense." Newsweek had a field day, citing names outside and inside parentheses and the criticisms made of those named. Nor did the writer forget to take into account the incredibility of the charge of anti-Semitism being leveled at the Soviet Union. Undaunted by the obvious contradiction with the first paragraph of his story, he added, "Western observers in Moscow hesitate to assume that the present campaign is deliberately designed to arouse this latent anti-Semitism. But they feel it may be intended as a stern warning that only by strict adherence to the precepts of the Soviet state can the Jew hope to survive." So, from "a widespread official anti-Semitic campaign" in the beginning of the article, the matter became "a stern warning" at the end. The Pack Starts The first to climb on the bandwagon was the New York Post, that great, liberal newspaper, from which editor T. 0. Thackrey was forced to resign recently because he dared disapprove of America's foreign policy. On April 6th, George Fielding Eliot wept bitterly over the "deadly peril" of the Jews in Eastern Europe. "Once more," mourned Eliot, "the handwriting appears on the wall — the ancient, terrible wall, stained with Jewish blood through the centuries." On May 3rd, the Post got permission to reprint the Newsweek article in full. The New York Times joined the pack next. A certain Harry Schwartz broke out with stories that anti-Semitism was appearing in the Soviet Union and that the anti- Zionist stand of the Soviet Union was one aspect of this 5