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In Chicago, The Election Aftermath Is Bringing Groups That Once Squabbled Together

Early last Saturday morning—the Jewish Sabbath—someone smashed the windows of the Chicago Loop Synagogue and drew swastikas on the front of the building. BY 2 a.m. Lee Zoldan, the synagogue’s president, found herself standing with her husband in the middle of Clark Street surveying the damage and feeling very alone. But Saturday afternoon, Jenan Mohajir and her family came up to the Loop from Hyde Park bearing flowers and cards. Mohajir, the director of the Interfaith Leadership Institutes, explained, “My Islam is full of neighborly love and hope. There is no room for despair.”

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