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The Forgotten History of New York’s Bagel Famines

"Remembering Local 338 and the world’s toughest bagel bakers." Written by Natasha Frost. Published by Atlas Obscura in 2018.

Translation of the antisemitic section of Bakunin's "Letter to Comrades of the Jura Federation"

Mikhail Bakunin.

This is one of the most antisemitic statements by Bakunin, written in 1872 in French, at the start of the text: "Aux Compagnons de la Fédération des Sections internationales de Jura". Another set of extracts from this text were previously posted here, but it didn't include the beginning of the text, which contains the antisemitic passages.
Let me know if something's wrong with this text or translation, because I don't claim to guarantee no mistakes on my part.

The Strike of the Vilne Street-Walkers

A fictional account of a sex worker strike set in pre-WW2 Vilnius, Lithuania. Originally written in Yiddish by Avrom Karpinovitsh, in his collection of short stories Vilne mayn Vilne. Translated by Shimon Joffe, and taken from the Yiddish Book Center.

Introductory Draft of (((The Conspiracy))): A Political Economy of Antisemitism, Crisis and the Socialism of Fools

Let it first be said that there is nothing shocking or confusing about the present state of the world generally or the violent resurgence of antisemitism specifically. The repeated attacks on the Jewish people in France, Poland, Germany, the United States and elsewhere mirror the period of discriminatory laws and pogroms that swept through Europe in the years leading up to the death camps. Neo-Nazism, like the original Nazism, is not senseless but is a highly organized bureaucratic machine that seeks to both replace the existing liberal democratic political order and prevent the wretched of the earth from revolting against it.

“בעגריסונג צום „קלאַסען קאַמף

“אַ בריוו פֿון מ. קאַטץ וואָס אײַנפֿירן דער „קלאַסען קאַמף

דער קלאסען קאמפּף

דער קלאסען קאמפּף
טיילווײַז אָנלײַנע אַרכיוו פֿון דער קלאסען קאמפּף, אַ ייִדישע אַרבעטער צײַטונג וואָס האָט אַרויסגעגעבן אין פֿאַראייניקטע סטאַטן אַן ערך 1919

Der Klasen Kampf

Der Klasen Kampf masthead

Partial online archive of English translations of the Yiddish language IWW newspaper, Der Klasen Kampf, published around 1919 in the US.

Anti-Semitism and National Socialism: Notes on the German Reaction to Holocaust

Moishe Postone's 1986 essay on the development and importance of anti-Semitism to the Nazi party. And the short comings of many previous attempts to grapple with it, particularly from a left perspective.

Schwartzbard, Shalom (1886-1938)

Shalom Schwartzbard, 1886-1938.

Short biography of Jewish anarchist poet and participant in both 1905 and 1917 Russian revolutions Shalom Schwartzbard, who carried out a revenge assassination of a leading anti-Semitic pogromist in Paris.

Does anti-capitalism mask anti-Semitism?

Karl Marx holding up an edition of Matzpen's paper

John McTernan, writing in the Financial Times claims that anti-capitalism ‘masks and normalises anti-Semitism’. The claim was picked up the next day by a Labour MP on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme.