The Beilis Case

In 1913 the Russian government conspired to accuse an innocent Jew of ritual murder

Target of Opportunity: The Beilis Blood Libel Target of Opportunity: The Beilis Blood Libel
A documentary tale of truth and humanity confronting deceit and power
In the Beilis trial of 1913, false accusations of ritual murder were leveled against the Jewish people generally, and the chassidic movement specifically. This documentary vividly reconstructs the events as they unfolded, through a series of interviews with experts, alongside period photographs and press clippings.
The Tsar's Scapegoats: Beilis, the Chassidim and the Jews
100 years ago this month—unity, humanity and truth overcame a conspiracy of power and hate
In the Beilis trial of 1913 false accusations of ritual murder were leveled against the entire corpus of Torah teaching, the Jewish people generally, and the chassidic movement specifically. Ultimately, Beilis's acquittal was a bittersweet victory; the central problem had not been laid to rest.
The Beilis Case in 20 Pictures
The blood libel of the century brought to life 100 years later
A visual guide to the last major blood libel with historical photographs, explanations and quotes.
Selections from the Autobiography of Mendel Beilis
The Story of My Suffering: Excerpts Relating to Hasidism
In Defense of Chassidism
An extract from Rabbi Yaakov Mazeh’s expert testimony at the trial of Mendel Beilis
A Century Later, New Discoveries About the Trial of Mendel Beilis
A Chabad researcher sheds light on the most infamous blood libel of modern times
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