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Mar 3, 2015, 18:42
Leonard Zeskind

Leonard Zeskind

 is president of IREHR. For almost three decades, he has been a leading authority on white nationalist political and social movements. He is the author of Blood and Politics: The History of White Nationalism from the Margins to the Mainstream, published by Farrar Straus & Giroux in May 2009.  more...

Website URL: http://www.irehr.org
Rabbi Heschel (2nd from right) marching with Martin Luther King Jr. in Selma, Alabama

Witness to Selma

01.16.2015

David Goldstein, the executive director of the Greater Kansas City Jewish Community Relations Bureau / American Jewish Committee from 1972 until 1998, marched in Selma during the voting rights fight in 1965—twice.  So IREHR sat down with him as he remembered those days, now commemorated in the movie Selma.

Incoming House Majority Whip, Steve Scalise (R-LA)

House Majority Whip Confesses to Speaking at White Nationalist Conference

12.30.2014

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) has admitted that he delivered a speech to a so-called "white rights" conference in 2002, held by an organization known as EURO, headed by the neo-Nazi leader David Duke. Scalise has also insisted that he shares American society’s abhorrence of such “hate groups" -- and that he did not know what kind of group he was talking to.  He is asking the public to believe that he did not notice any of the virulent racist and anti-Semitic talk by the Klansmen, neo-Nazis, and assorted white nationalists in attendance at this gathering.