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The designation of the Russian Imperial Movement reflects growing concerns among U.S. officials about violent white supremacists with transnational links.

Members of the Russian Imperial Movement at training base in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 2015.  Credit...Olga Maltse...

The cemeteries have become easy targets for vandals in Alsace, a region with an uneasy relationship to a troubled wartime past and a penchant for voting far right.

Robert Tornare helps protect the 200-year-old Jewish cemetery in Wintzenheim in eastern France.  Credit......

Roberta Kaplan seeks to deprive supremacist groups of free speech protections by proving incitement to violence, and deter them with massive financial penalties in a civil suit

WASHINGTON (JTA) — It’s not the speech, it’s the conspiracy.

Roberta Kaplan, the lead counsel...

In 1998, confronted by the fact that so much of the art stolen by the Nazis during World War II had yet to be returned to its rightful owners, 44 nations agreed to the Washington Principles, a treaty of sorts that committed its signers to making best efforts to return...

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Kishinev and the Tilt of History
By Steven J. Zipperstein
Illustrated. 261 pp. Liveright Publishing. $27.95.

In Kishinev, a provincial city of the Russian Empire (now Chisinau, Moldova), on April 19-20, 1903, 49 Jews were murdered, several among them children; as...

In newly revealed 500-year-old letter up to auction this month, Protestant reformer refers to Jews as 'devils incarnate,' but Luther scholars warn against labeling Luther as anti-Semitic

A letter written nearly 500 years ago by Martin Luther in which he refers to Jews a...

June 16, 2018

There are disturbing signs round the world that age-old prejudices against Jews are reviving once more. We need to be clear in recognising them, and resolute in dealing with them. A precondition for fighting antisemitism effectively is clarity about what it is, and wha...

Governments must teach students more as Shoah fades from living memory, agency says

European students need to be taught about more than just the Holocaust, Unesco said (Photo: Getty Images)

Openly antisemitic attitudes are no longer limited to extremist circles and are i...

Tonya Johnson trying to remove a swastika that was spray-painted on a headstone at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates cemetery in Glen Carbon, Ill. More than 200 headstones and monuments were similarly vandalized. Credit: Laurie Skrivan/St. Louis Post-Dispatch

5/27/2018 - Eve...

Workers lifting fallen headstones on Tuesday at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in University City, Mo. Credit: Nick Schnelle for The New York Times

2/17/2018 - UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. — Families waited in silent clusters in a century-old Jewish cemetery here on Tuesday. Some c...

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