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December 3, 2010 14:37

Instead of detailing the Jewish ‘money’ stereotype, ADL director Abraham Foxman’s book counters myths about Jewish wealth.

Al Pacion as Shylock in 'The Merchant of Venice'.

al pacino merchant of venice. (photo credit:ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Jews and Money By Abraham H. Foxman | Palgrave Macmillan | 256 pages | $26

A Google search of the words “Jews and money” reveals a strange list of entries. First is Calvin College’s “German Propaganda archive” with a historical article entitled “Money Is the God of the Jews.” Next is a column at Jewcy.com about “Why Jews make more money and win more Nobel Prizes” by Rabbi Levi Brackman. Other top entries are from the anti-Semitic website Jewwatch.com and a link to a book by Jerry Muller, Capitalism and the Jews.

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