The author of this book is not Christian, Muslim or Hindu but Jewish and is the son of the Chief Rabbi of Rome, and a professor of Jewish Renaissance and Medieval History at Bar-Ilan University in Israel, just outside Tel Aviv.
More on the History of Jewish Human Sacrifice
At the dawn of civilization, the blood rite, in which human blood is drunk from the body of a still-living victim, was known to many tribes. However, only one people, that has never progressed beyond the Stone Age, has continued to practice the blood rite and ritual murder. This people are known to the world as Jews. Arnold Toynbee, a noted scholar, has called the Jews "a fossil people." More