This course surveys the origins and historical development of anti-Semitism. The class will explore the phenomenon of anti-Semitism within the context of world history. It is the aim of this course to identify and analyze the wide array of expressions and actions that fall under the rubric of anti-Semitism. This course will consider among other things: Why and how has anti-Semitism persisted into the present age? Was the Holocaust the logical culmination of European anti-Semitism? How has anti-Semitism been transformed with the rise of Zionism? Is anti-Zionism a form of anti-Semitism?