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  • Suspected Kansas City JCC shooter says he targeted Jews

    November 17, 2014 | 9:43 am

    The white supremacist suspect in the shootings of three people at two Jewish institutions in suburban Kansas City said he wanted to “be sure I killed some Jews before I died.”

    Frazier Glenn Miller, who also goes by the name Frazier Glenn Cross, told the Kansas City Star in an ...

  • 3 slain civil rights workers to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

    November 11, 2014 | 2:23 pm

    Three civil rights workers killed in Mississippi in 1964 while registering black voters will be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom 50 years after their deaths.

    James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner are among 19 recipients of the highest civilian honor awarded...

  • Gov’t shutdown bad for Jews, but also bad for Klan

    October 2, 2013 | 12:27 pm

    First, the bad news: As is the case for most other Americans, the government shutdown is bad for Jews.

    The Forward reports:

    For Jewish organizations dealing daily with federally funded programs, the shutdown’s impact could be much more than a scheduling nuisance....

  • Civility replaces violence in ‘Last White Night’

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    May 22, 2013 | 12:36 pm

    In June 1965, during the most violent days of the civil rights movement, 21-year-old Paul Saltzman drove from Toronto to Mississippi to become a freedom fighter with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee.

    Just a year before, Klansmen from Neshoba County, Miss., had...

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  • Security prep for Memphis Klan rally seen as national model

    April 4, 2013 | 3:24 pm

    Cantor Ricky Kampf descends from the bimah, adjusts his prayer shawl and strides up the aisle, cutting through the cavernous sanctuary to greet the familiar out-of-towner.

    “Y’all here for the shindig?” Kampf says at the Baron Hirsch Synagogue here as he grasps the hand of Paul...

  • Michigan St. student says attack at party was anti-Semitism

    August 28, 2012 | 10:14 am

    A Jewish student at Michigan State University said he was attacked at an off-campus party in what he is calling a hate crime.

    Just before the assault, which broke his jaw, Zach Tennen said his attackers asked him if he was Jewish, according to reports.

    Tennen, 19, a resident of...

  • Canadian Jewish Congress seeks charges against Muslim website

    April 14, 2011 | 11:10 am

    A Jewish group is seeking hate crimes charges against a Toronto-based Muslim website that featured a video address by former U.S. Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke.

    Duke’s video was scrubbed April 13 from Casmo.ca, the site for the Canadian Shia Muslim Organization, but the Canadian...

  • Campus hate—while down —is still a problem, wailin’ on Palin

    September 11, 2008 | 12:54 am

    Quiet War at UCI

    We agree with the Sept 5 letter from five UCLA academics that anti-Zionism/anti-Semitism at UCLA is less severe than that at UC Irvine ("Quiet War on Campus," Aug. 22).

    However we commend The Journal for running [Brad] Greenberg's review of the situation on...
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