WebQuest: Anti-Semitism Edition

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WebQuest: Anti-Semitism Edition
What is anti-Semitism? Why is it considered The Longest Hatred? What does it have to do with Merchant of Venice? Why should I care? You will answer these questions and much more today during your WebQuest.
Search the following websites for answers and information to the following questions and statements. You may work individually or with one partner. Your answers should on separate pieces of paper. Answers should be thorough and written in complete sentences. You have until __________ to finish this research assignment.

  1. What does the term anti-Semitism means, where the term anti-Semitism developed and why.

  2. The six common reasons for anti-Semitism

  3. Why anti-Semitism developed in the Classical world. Give examples with explanation

  4. Why anti-Semitism developed in the early Christian world.

  5. What specific teachings in the 2nd century added to the demonization of Jews

  6. What the effect of the Christianization of Rome had on the Jewish population.

  7. Crusades, Black Plague, Blood Libel, Host desecration, money lending

  8. The ideas modern anti-Semitism is based on: Nationalism and Racial Science

  9. The relationship of the Dreyfus case and modern anti-Semitism

  10. What does this have to do with Merchant of Venice?

You are responsible for presenting “one statement, one question, one your research

Web Resources (copy and paste into your browser):

Overview: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antisemitism

Anti-defamation League:http://archive.adl.org/hate-patrol/antisemitism.html#.VE-pzPnF_To

Why do people hate the Jews? - http://www.simpletoremember.com/vitals/Why_Do_People_Hate_The_Jews.htm

The Reason for Anti-Semitism - http://www.simpletoremember.com/vitals/reason-for-anti-semitism.htm

Why the Jews? - http://www.aish.com/sem/wtj/82875402.html

The Big Six - http://www.aish.com/sem/wtj/82878122.html

Hitler and the Nazis - http://www.aish.com/sem/wtj/84683857.html

A True Understanding - http://www.aish.com/sem/wtj/84684087.html

Shylock and History - http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/merchant/ei_shylock.html

Timeline of Persecution of Jews - http://www.simpletoremember.com/articles/a/HistoryJewishPersecution/

Christian Anti-Semitism - http://www.remember.org/History.root.classical.html

Origins of Christian anti-Semitism - http://jcpa.org/article/the-origins-of-christian-anti-semitism/

Modern anti-Semitism - http://www.remember.org/guide/History.root.modern.html

The New anti-Semitism - http://www.aish.com/jw/s/48917362.html

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