Blood Libel in Late Imperial Russia: The Ritual Murder Trial of Mendel Beilis

Blood Libel in Late Imperial Russia: The Ritual Murder Trial of Mendel Beilis

On Sunday, March 20, 1911, children playing in a cave near Kiev made a gruesome discovery: the blood-soaked body of a partially clad boy. After right-wing groups asserted that the killing was a ritual murder, the police, with no direct evidence, arrested Menachem Mendel Beilis, a 39-year-old Jewish manager at a factory near the site of the crime. Beilis's trial in 1913 quickly became an international cause célèbre. The jury ultimately acquitted Beilis but held… (more)

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Publisher: Indiana University Press (November 20, 2013)

Collection: Indiana-Michigan Series in Russian and East European Studies

Parent ISBN: 9780253010995

Page count: 204 pages

Language: English


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