The covers of "The Implacable Urge to Defame" and 'Diaspora Boy: Comics on Crisis in America and Israel."

Taking It on the Nose? A Fresh Look at Cartoon Jews and Anti-Semitism

Two new books, "The Implacable Urge to Defame" and "Diaspora Boy," explore the portrayal of Jews in caricatures as repulsive grotesques

"The Implacable Urge to Defame: Cartoon Jews in the American Press, 1877-1935," by Matthew Baigell, Syracuse University Press, 240 pp., $29.95

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