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  • Woman who sent anti-Semitic package to congressman killed

    December 27, 2011 | 12:01 pm

    An Atlanta-area woman who sent a threatening package with an anti-Semitic note to a U.S. congressman was killed after attacking a police officer.

    Jameela Barnette, 53, attacked a police officer with a knife and a gun when he knocked on the door of her apartment after responding to a...

  • Bloody pig’s foot, anti-Semitic note mailed to Rep. Peter King

    April 5, 2011 | 10:46 am

    A bloody pig’s foot and an anti-Semitic note were sent to U.S. Rep. Peter King, the chairman of the House of Representatives’ Homeland Security Committee.

    Capitol Hill police have opened an investigation into the package to King (R-N.Y.), Politico reported.

    The package’s contents...

  • Peter King’s hearings: Are Muslims our enemy? [VIDEO]

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    March 10, 2011 | 2:37 pm

    Video courtesy of C-SPAN.

    For more than four hours at a much-anticipated hearing about radical Muslims in America on Capitol Hill on Thursday morning, Democrats accused Rep. Peter King, (R-N.Y.) chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security, of engaging in political theater,...

  • Jewish groups criticize hearings on Muslims

    March 10, 2011 | 10:29 am

    A number of Jewish groups have expressed concern at congressional hearings on terrorism that focus on Islam.

    “Homegrown Muslim extremists pose a real threat to the United States, but the issue is one that may be difficult to explore seriously in a hearing that has engendered an...

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  • Why Congressman Peter King is making a mistake

    March 9, 2011 | 5:10 pm

    We are, respectively, an imam and an Orthodox rabbi. Last month, our two congregations initiated a series of joint gatherings to enable our people to get to know one another, and study our respective sacred texts together. We were motivated simply by the recognition that the...

  • Rep. King asked to hold hearings on FBI’s illegal surveillance of Muslims

    March 8, 2011 | 1:39 pm

    As Representative Peter King (R-NY) launches congressional hearings on Muslims and radicalization this week, we wonder at the expenditure of time to examine an issue whose conclusion has long been self-evident: that American Muslims have worked tirelessly alongside fellow Americans...