Charlottesville

After Charlottesville, Trump violated Washington’s promise to US Jews

Shortly after George Washington became America’s first president, he undertook to reassure the young nation’s religious minorities that their rights would be safeguarded under this new republic.

By DANIEL B. SHAPIRO/JTA
11/08/2020
US President Donald Trump and senior adviser Jared Kushner leave the World Economic Forum, 2020.
Republican optimism at its lowest rates since Charlottesville - poll

Thirty-seven percent of Republicans said the country is on the wrong track; 17% of those said they would vote for Biden if the election were held now, while 63% still plan to cast ballots for Trump.

By REUTERS
07/06/2020
Neo-Nazi leader quotes Hitler in motion filed in federal court

Cantwell is one of about 25 defendants in a lawsuit filed against the organizers of the 2017 neo-Nazi “Unite The Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
23/01/2020
White supremacists clash with counter protesters at a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S., Augu
ADL: White supremacists committed at least 73 murders since Charlottesville

The figure comes from a report released Thursday by the Anti-Defamation League that says 39 of the killings were “clearly motivated by hateful, racist ideology.”

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
09/08/2019
Neo-Nazi gets 2nd life sentence + 419 years for murder of protester in Va.

The night before, "Unite the Right" protesters had staged a torch-lit march through the nearby University of Virginia campus chanting racist and antisemitic slogans.

By REUTERS
16/07/2019
White supremacists clash with counter protesters at a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S., Augu
Man who ran over Charlottesville protester blames Jewish grandfather

The white supremacist asked for mercy in his sentencing.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
24/06/2019
White Nationalists
Biden launches campaign by attacking Trump's reaction to Charlottesville

"It was there, in August 2017, we saw Klansmen and white supremacists and neo-Nazis come out in the open, their crazed faces illuminated by torches, veins bulging, and bearing the fangs of racism."

Virginia mourning
Charlottesville killer pleads guilty to hate crimes

James Fields Jr., who was 20 in August 2017 when he staged the attack.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
28/03/2019
A neo Nazi attends a rally in Budapest October 23, 2009
Neo-Nazi yelled at by his dad during interview

'Get out of my room' shout interrupts discussion of the Jews.

16/08/2018
US President Donald Trump delivers remarks about the protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, in 2017
Trump and US Jewry

Trump’s pronouncements on immigrants provide red meat for that part of his base to whom racial and ethnic diversity are anathema due to a deep fear that white people are losing ground in America.

By ROBERT HORENSTEIN
10/08/2018
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