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Commentary: Whether they knew it or not, the victims at Tree of Life Synagogue died so refugees could live

The Jews gunned down in the Tree of Life Synagogue died for a cause.

Whether they knew it or not, whether they supported the cause or not, they died defending the right of desperate people to find safe shelter.

Anti-Semitism, which is ancient, always appears dressed in the latest fashions. During the Spanish Inquisition, Jew haters latched onto the idea that Jews and Muslims were subverting the true faith.

During the Russian pogroms, the haters decreed that Jews were dangerous socialists. During Josef Stalin's purges, Jews

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