Muslim Caller: If the Church is the Root of Antisemitism Why Did Stalin, A Non-Christian, Hate Jews?
The Jews living in Christian Tsarist Russia routinely experienced anti-Semitic prejudice and persecution. They were often the victims of pogroms that were authorized and organized by Tsarist officials. Although the Soviet Revolution promised to end prejudice, Jew-hatred in the Soviet Union often mimicked the antisemitism that was pervasive in Christian Tsarist Russia. In this fascinating broadcast, Rabbi Tovia Singer responds to a caller’s pressing question: Why did godless Soviets continue to hate the Jews?