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Two years after Tree of Life massacre, anti-Semitism has got worse

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Published: 30 October 2020

Last updated: 4 March 2024

'Trump encourages it': Pittsburgh Jews still fear far-right violence; BRET STEPHENS: the oldest hatred is flourishing across the political spectrum

Joe Biden: 2 years after the Tree of Life shooting, the world feels dark. We must be the light (JTA)

Anti-Semitism and what feeds it (New York Times)
BRET STEPHENS: Two years after the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre, the oldest hatred is flourishing across the political spectrum

'Trump encourages it': Pittsburgh Jews still fear far-right violence, two years after massacre (Haaretz)
A visit to the Squirrel Hill neighbourhood finds many Jewish voters promising to have the last word against a president they regard as America’s inciter in chief since the tragedy at the Tree of Life Synagogue

Antiracism, anti-Semitism, and the false problem of Jewish success (Quillette)
DANIEL FRIEDMAN: On October 17th, the New York Times published an op-ed celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Million Man March that neglected to mention the anti-Semitic history of its organizer, Louis Farrakhan. In response, former Times editorial board member Bari Weiss tweeted that the institution had adopted “a worldview in which Jew hate does not count.”

Photo: A visitor views a makeshift memorial outside the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, in 2018 (Alan Freed/Reuters)

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