When Bryan Stevenson set out to build a memorial to the thousands of black people lynched in the United States, he thought about Germany and Poland.
A century ago today, Leo Frank was laid to rest in a Queens cemetery. Paul Berger tells the wrenching story of the Jewish lynching victim’s final journey home to his mother’s Brooklyn brownstone after his murder in rural Georgia.
The first Jew lynched in America was a man you’ve never heard of. His name was Samuel Bierfield — and Paul Berger went to Tennessee to find his riveting, untold story.
An Arab-Israeli man was indicted for the attempted lynching of a Jewish man who drove past the village of Taibe.
Clashes broke out in East Jerusalem overnight after the body of a 32-year-old Palestinian Egged bus driver was found hanged in a bus depot in the West Jerusalem suburb of Har Hotzfim late Sunday night.
Leo Frank was convicted of murdering a teenage girl 100 years ago, which led to his notorious lynching. The case’s thorny questions about race and hatred have only sharpened with time.
Three Jewish teens involved in a mob attack on several Palestinian men in downtown Jerusalem were sentenced to prison.
A warm-toned photo tells the grisly story of Leo Frank, the only Jew lynched in American history. It went on the auction block this week.
The recent attack on Palestinians in the center of Jerusalem was on the front page of Israeli papers. But other similar attacks go practically unnoticed. Why?
Nine Jewish teens were indicted in the attack on three Palestinians in Jerusalem that left one of the victims seriously injured.