The Lynching of Leo Frank: A Jewish Community’s Sense of Security Takes a Jolt

To many Atlantans, the 1913 case represented a way of fighting back against socioeconomic change, regardless of the businessman’s apparent innocence

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This week marks the 103rd anniversary of the lynching of Leo Frank, a Jewish industrialist who was falsely accused of a terrible crime and whose violent murder shook American Jews’ sense of security in their...