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  • America’s Pogrom

    August 12, 2011 | 11:44 am

    It was tense conversation. The editor at NPR (clearly Jewish) was defending the reporting about violence in Brooklyn.  Twenty years ago black mobs had taken to the streets after a car accident that took the life of a black child.  Jews huddled in their homes in fear. Cars were...

  • The Legacy of the Kielce Pogrom

    By Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

    June 28, 2011 | 5:44 pm

    “... The sight of the large, modern apartment house on Planty Street was the ultimate in ruthless havoc. ... The immense courtyard was still littered with bloodstained iron pipes, stones and clubs, which had been used to crush the skulls of Jewish men and women. Blackening puddles...