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Charlottesville Cops Refused to Protect Synagogue – Yahoo News

| August 17, 2017

The Jewish community in Charlottesvillehired armed security to protectits synagogue for the first timeafterlocal police declined to provide a guard for the site despite hundreds of white supremacists congregating on the town over the weekend fora rally that resulted in the murder of counter-protester Heather Heyer. Alan Zimmerman, president of the Congregation Beth Israel in the Virginia town, wrote a blog postpublished on Monday evening following the violent scenes on Saturday that resulted in a car-ramming attackthat took place just 200 feet from the place of worship. He described the fearhe felt in the presence of white supremacists, who rallied aroundanti-Semitic slogans, as 40 members of the community prayed in the synagogue, withoutsupport from the local authorities



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Letter to the Editor: A step in the right direction – The Independent Florida Alligator

| August 17, 2017

Dear UF President Kent Fuchs, I currently live and work as a global health specialist in Rwanda, a country that is all too familiar with how hate speech related to ethnicity can spark mass violence. In 1994, America stood by as one million Rwandans were murdered by violence sparked by genocide ideology. Together with my Rwandan colleagues, I have been watching the political situation in the U.S



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This Undercover Spy Operation Helped Foil a Nazi Plot in 1930s LA – L.A. Weekly

| August 16, 2017

German American Bund meeting, 1935 CRC Papers In the spring of 1933, a police report submitted to LAPD captain William “Red” Hynes noted “considerable quantities” of Nazi literature littering the streets of downtown Los Angeles.



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Broward man admits synagogue bomb plot, expected to serve 25 years and get treatment – Sun Sentinel

| August 16, 2017

A Broward man admitted Wednesday that he planned to bomb an Aventura synagogue during Passover last year. But James Gonzalo Medina, 41, of Hollywood, has been diagnosed with a spider-like brain cyst that may have affected his conduct, according to the defense. Under an uncommon agreement between the prosecution and defense, Medina is expected to be locked up for 25 years and will spend at least the first portion of that in a prison medical ward where he can get treatment for the cyst and his mental health



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Who owns America’s oldest synagogue? It’s an argument 350 years in the making – jewishpresstampa

| August 16, 2017

By Ben Sales JTA news service Touro Synagogue, nestled in historic Newport, R.I., is the oldest synagogue still in existence in the United States.



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Photo from rally turns focus toward NM native – Santa Fe New Mexican

| August 16, 2017

In the search for answers after a white supremacist rally in Virginia devolved into deadly violence Saturday, attention turned to a New Mexican. Dillon Hopper, a native of Roswell, heads the far-right organization Vanguard America that seemed in the chaos of the moment to have some sort of link to the man police say drove a car into a group of anti-racist demonstrators, leaving one woman dead



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ADL Unconvinced by Trump’s Condemnation of KKK and White Supremacists – Algemeiner

| August 15, 2017

Email a copy of “ADL Unconvinced by Trumps Condemnation of KKK and White Supremacists” to a friend US President Donald Trump denounces white supremacist groups on Monday Aug. 14. Photo: Screenshot President Donald Trump finally issued a strident condemnation of white supremacist groups on Monday afternoon, denouncing by name the Ku Klux Klan and other neo-Nazi and white supremacist organizations whose violent actions at Saturdays far right rally in Charlottesville, Va., included a car ramming attack that resulted in the death of one anti-racist protester



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It may not be ripe for a large white supremacist rally, but there’s hate in CT – The CT Mirror

| August 15, 2017

MARKESHIA RICKS / New Haven Independent Nearly 300 people gathered Sunday at Chapel and Church streets in New Haven, one of several rallies around the state to protest white supremacist violence and hate. Washington Connecticut may not be fertile ground for a white supremacist rally like the one that turned violent in Charlottesville, Va., but the state is not immune to hate



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Neo-Nazi group linked to fatal Charlottesville car crash spread hate fliers in Houston – Chron.com

| August 14, 2017

Keep going for a closer look at hate groups in Texas. Keep going for a closer look at hate groups in Texas



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Newport congregation seeks rehearing in fight over Touro … – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

| August 13, 2017

A view inside the Touro Synagogue in Newport, Rhode Island. (Wikimedia Commons) (JTA) The congregation that worships in Americas oldest synagogue building will ask for a rehearing of the case that gave control of its pricey artifacts to the buildings historic trustees. The U.S.



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