Oct 4, Comments on the controversial book by Ariel Toaff published by Il Mulino Passover: Jews of Europe and Ritual Homicide, Pasque di sangue. Dec 27, Ariel Toaff is a notorious Israeli university professor of Italian descent who is He is author of the pseudohistorical book Pasque di sangue. BLOOD PASSOVER (PASQUE DI SANGUE). by ARIEL TOAFF. Blood Passover, The Jews of Europe and Ritual Murder – book cover. Cover: Abraham’s sacrifice.

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The consensus of scholarship has dismissed cases such as Simon of Trent’s as a blood libel against Jews. In defence of Pasque di Sangue. Toaff promised not to give in to pressure and defend his work “even if crucified”. Reactions to the book concentrated on the final chapter, which addressed the story of Simon of Trenta young boy murdered by Jews in order to extract his blood to be used in making bread for Passover rituals.


According to further testimony by Israel Wolfgang, pasqus double-dealing opportunist, powdered blood from Mavrogonato’s shipment had been used in preparing the wine and unleavened bread for the Passover feast in Salomon of Piove’s home, in The Culture of Critique: Catholics and the Jew Taboo. The book analyses a notorious medieval arieo regarding accusations of the ritual murder of a child by Jews for the purposes of Passover. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Ariel Toaff

This page was last edited on 27 Novemberat Under the stress of forced conversions, expulsions and massacres, Toaff thinks it possible that in certain Ashkenazi groups ppasque human blood came to play a magical role in calling down God’s vengeance on Christians, the historic persecutors of the Jews, and that this reaction may ariek affected certain forms of ritual practice among a restricted number of Ashkenazi Jews during Passover.

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The book was much criticized for providing material that anti-Semites might capitalize on, though Sergio Luzzatto praised his intellectual courage in reopening a dossier that had lain under a taboo.

This page was last edited on 27 Novemberat In an afterword to this edition in defense of toxff book, Toaff responded to his critics.

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Cited Toaff, Pasque di sangue p. The other son, Salamoncino, took care of that grey area where shady business ventures and the criminal underworld rubbed elbows, [5] attempting to assassinate Mehmed II, dealing in counterfeit goods and forbidden trade, and fleecing the Jews of Padova, rabbis, widows, students and the poor, of their savings. Pasuqe to Know Us. His book examines the strong documentary evidence in medieval medical handbooks that dried human blood, traded by both Pasqhe and Christian merchants, was thought to be medicinally efficacious.

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