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White supremacist should die for 3 Kansas Jewish center murders, prosecutor argues

By Reuters — September 2, 2015

OLATHE, Kan. (Reuters) A prosecutor urged a jury to give a Missouri white supremacist he called a “remorseless killer” a death sentence for murdering three people he thought were Jewish outside two Jewish centers in Kansas last year.

White supremacist gives Nazi salute at conviction

By Melanie Eversley — August 31, 2015

It took the jury less than two hours to convict Frazier Glenn Miller, an avowed anti-Semite who testified that he intended to kill Jewish people. The three that Cross killed were Christians.

Obama bristles at anti-Semitism charges during interview with Jewish newspaper

By Lauren Markoe — August 31, 2015

(RNS) “There’s not a smidgen of evidence,” the president said.

No Jews and Zionists allowed!

By Jeffrey Salkin — August 20, 2015

Two American Jewish performers learn that Jew hatred extends to the concert stage.

Iran deal debate devolves into clash over Jewish stereotypes and survival

By Lauren Markoe — August 13, 2015

(RNS) The deal on the table is about Iran and nuclear weapons. But it is also about the Jews.

UK’s anti-Semitic incidents soar in first half of 2015 report

By Reuters — July 30, 2015

LONDON (Reuters) Across Europe, Jews have warned of a growing undercurrent of anti-Semitism, fueled by anger at Israeli policy in the Middle East and social tensions over immigration.

What the queen’s Nazi salute says about British high society in the 1930s (COMMENTARY)

By A. James Rudin — July 28, 2015

(RNS) While the short film doesn’t make Elizabeth, who was just a child, an anti-Semite, it does remind us that in pre-World War II Britain, hatred of Jews and admiration of Nazism were rampant.

Gay marriage * Ramadan deaths * Abortion drone: June’s Religious Freedom Recap

By Brian Pellot — July 2, 2015

America remains buried under three feet of glitter. More than 1,000 people have died during a Ramadan heatwave in Karachi. And an “abortion drone” was spotted dropping pills over conservative Poland. Read on.

Tony Blair’s new job: fighting religious and political extremism in Europe

By Trevor Grundy — June 4, 2015

CANTERBURY, England (RNS) As chairman of the European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation, Blair hopes in particular to spread its message to students across the continent during the next two years.

Can Jews cut President Obama some slack, already?

By Jeffrey Salkin — June 2, 2015

Some Jews like to dislike President Obama. They’re allowed. But, at least be fair to him.

Obama to Jews: Shared values compel support for Israel

By Cathy Lynn Grossman — May 22, 2015

(RNS) ”Jewish values,” Obama said, means caring as well about “a Palestinian child in Ramallah trapped without opportunity.”

Why do people hate Jews and Judaism? (COMMENTARY)

By Benjamin Blech — May 21, 2015

NEW YORK (RNS) Jews are hated not because they are bad but because they persist in reminding the world of what it means to be good.

What the Polish president could have said about his country’s Holocaust complicity (COMMENTARY)

By Jeffrey Salkin — April 23, 2015

(RNS) Who can deny that so many Poles were willing conspirators with the Nazis in the roundup of Jews and the wholesale destruction of European Jewish life?

Why Poles need to talk about the Holocaust

By Jeffrey Salkin — April 23, 2015

Polish anti-Semitism has a long history. Poland should deal with it.

Inside a dying German church, a new synagogue rises

By Sumi Somaskanda — April 17, 2015

COTTBUS, Germany (RNS) With the city’s backing and unanimous support among evangelical leaders, state officials offered to buy the church for the Jewish community and turn it into a synagogue — the first in the State of Brandenburg since 1938.

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