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  • Help Honor Stephen Tyrone Johns

    By Rob Eshman

    June 12, 2009 | 6:18 pm

    We need to honor Stephen Tyrone Johns, 39,  the security guard who was gunned down June 10 by a white supremacist at the entrance to the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.

    “A soft-spoken, gentle giant,”  Milton Talley, a former employee of the U.S. Holocaust...

  • The Shooter Von Brunn: Not Just a Jewish Problem

    By Rob Eshman

    June 10, 2009 | 8:49 pm

    James W. von Brunn did not act alone.

    That’s the key idea to remember in thinking about the attack on the U.S. Holocaust Memorial June 10 that left a security guard dead and another man wounded.

    When Von Brunn, an 88 year old white supremicist, leveled a shotgun at the two...

  • Shooter Claimed Source in the Talmud

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    June 10, 2009 | 8:21 pm

    White Supremacist and Holocaust denier James Von Brunn, who shot and killed a security guard in an attack on the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum today, titled his anti-Semitic manifesto “Tob Shebbe Goyim Harog – Kill the Best Gentiles.” He claimed the quote comes from...

  • Eyewitness Account of Shooting

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    June 10, 2009 | 7:48 pm

    Stephen Tyrone Johns, the security guard shot at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Wednesday afternoon has died. The museum will close on Thursday in honor of Johns, an African-American who has worked at the museum for six years.

    White Supremacist James Von Brunn, 88, the...

  • Museum of Tolerance Reacts to Holocaust Shooting

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    June 10, 2009 | 3:56 pm

    Within minutes of the shooting at the Holocaust museum in Washington, D.C., the Los Angeles Police Department contacted the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles, regarding its Museum of Tolerance, as well as other L.A.  community organizations, according to Wiesenthal Associate...