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Recently I learned about Martin Luther's anti-Jewish book, The Jews and Their Lies which makes all of the accusations of anti-Semetism against him make a lot more sense given that they're explcitly stated.

But one thing that I thought was interesting was that the concrete arguments he gives seem to be a fairly well built, if vitriolic example of the Christian polemic against the Jews. They seem to basically be the same ones used today, only without any restraint.

Unfortunately the only works I was able to find on this were more about its suggestions (like burning down Synagogues), its effects (Kristelnacht and possibly the Holocaust), but not about its arguments. It's been almost 500 years since it came out, so it seems like some learned Jew must have read it. Is there anywhere I can find a Jewish scholar having gone through that specific book and refute Luther's arguments?

I am not asking for discussion or on this essay, only any possible Jewish answer that may have already been written at any time during the past 500 years.

closed as off-topic by kouty, Al Berko, DonielF, sabbahillel, user15464 Apr 17 at 11:18

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    Welcome to MiYodeya Giddy and thanks for this first question. Can I recommend you take the tour to get a sense of how the site works? Great to have you learn with us! – mbloch Apr 16 at 11:28
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    I'll second mbloch's welcome. That said, the site is for questions about Judaism, not about Jewish people. Does Luther's work concern itself with Judaism per se? – msh210 Apr 16 at 12:20
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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because This question is why Luther ymach shemo is right/ not right according to Judaism. This is not a question about Tora – kouty Apr 16 at 12:22
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    (re your comment addressed to me) I don't see how that answers my concern. It's a Christian polemic against what? If it's only against Jews, and not the religion per se, it's off topic on this site. – msh210 Apr 16 at 14:35
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    It's a request for Jewish writings on a specific topic. I am not asking for discussion of this polemic or commentary on it from any SE user. The only information I am asking for is any possible Jewish writings on this specific essay by Martin Luther. – giddy Apr 16 at 15:14

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