We have seen this story before, says Kyle Harper’s brilliant ‘The Fate of Rome’
How fear that a single Jew could transform Western society into a Jewish empire led to a broader anti-Semitism
In a struggle against the idea of history, Jewish life strives to change as little as possible, even when new religions take over
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