Robert Wistrich, leading scholar of anti-Semitism, dies of heart attack

Robert Wistrich, widely considered one of the world’s leading experts on anti-Semitism, died of a sudden heart attack in Rome late Tuesday, Italian media is reporting.
According to a news bulletin posted on the website of the daily La Stampa, Wistrich was due to address the Italian Senate on the rise of anti-Semitism in Europe.
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