David Sokol

David Sokol is a psychologist, author, and visual artist, whose short documentary video, MUFTI; the Man Who Collaborated with the Nazis to Create the Evil Legacy of Modern Jihad, was awarded “Best Short Film” at The Journal for the Study of Antisemitism Conference, Oct. 2010. His articles will appear in the forthcoming editions of the The Journal for the Study of Antisemitism and Yale Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Antisemitism, respectively.

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“Certainly, the Jew is the Very Devil Incarnate”: Rethinking Antisemitism in the Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice provides us with a psychological portrait not of the Jews, but of antisemites, whose hatred relieves them from guilt while simultaneously helping them achieve a selfish goal.

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