Paul Silverstone <paulh@...>
Mendel Beiliss was falsely accused of murdering a Christian boy in
Kiev. The boy's mutilated body was discovered on a Sunday morning in
March 1911. Beiliss was charged with killing him to use the blood for
matzahs for Passover. It was a very celebrated case and he was
See the book "Blood Accusation: the Strange History of the Beiliss Case"
by Maurice Samuel. 1966.
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