The lynching of Leo Frank on August 17, 1915 by the "Knights of Mary Phagan." Over the following months, more than half of Georgia's 3,000 Jews emigrated from the state. George Rinhart / Corbis via Getty Images

From Lynchings to Mass Shootings: The History of Deadly Attacks on Jews in America

Lethal attacks on U.S. Jews in their homeland have been very rare, with Saturday’s mass shooting in Pittsburgh more than doubling the total number of fatalities – but white supremacists have targeted the community over the years

Although anti-Semitism has been a steady presence throughout American history, until Saturday’s mass shooting attack on the congregants of a Pittsburgh synagogue that left 11 dead, the attacks have more often...

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