His views helped shape centuries of anti-Semitic attitudes in Western Europe.
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Martin Luther’s Anti-Semitic Legacy—500 Years Later

While Martin Luther initially had a relatively positive relationship with German Jews, he eventually adopted vociferously anti-Jewish rhetoric and promoted violence against Jews. His views helped shape centuries of anti-Semitic attitudes in Western Europe.

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