the claims were made in the 1600's just like the claims the Jews were responsible for the Plague that spread across Europe. If it wasn't for POLAND, the Jews of Europe would not have survived. The admissions were given under extreme torure, and we all know what sort of devices were used at that time. If someone were ripping out your fingernails or cutting off your fingers one by one or putting a burning stick in your eyeball, you would admit to a lot of things. It's stupid to assume all academicians are correct, very stupid. Try researching some of this crap yourself.
Opposition leader Isaac Herzog calls on government to allow Syrian refugees into Israel (Haaretz)
from the article: MKs demand the author of blood libel book be prosecuted