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The Protocols of the Elders of Zion

On this week’s show, teacher, author, and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Elie Wiesel delivered the second of three installments from his annual lecture series “The Fascination with Jewish Tales.” This lecture was titled “The Protocols of the Elders of Zion.”

Introduced by the director of the Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies Steven Katz, Wiesel condemned “The Protocols of the Elders of Zion” as “an insult to any intelligent reader.” Wiesel also dedicated a large part of the lecture to the topic of hatred.

Elie Wiesel, an internationally renowned human rights activist and author, won the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1986 and has taught at Boston University since 1976. He has been delivering his annual three-lecture series “The Fascination with Jewish Tales” since 1975.