On the Far Right There Are No Contradictions, Only Virulent Antisemitism

James Loeffler offers a front-row view of the 16-day trial of white supremacists in Charlottesville.

Among the courtroom observers in Charlottesville was the eminent historian James Loeffler. Loeffler, who directs the Jewish Studies program at the University of Virginia, tweeted throughout the trial, providing updates in real time. Forward language columnist Aviya Kushner wanted to hear more about what Loeffler saw and heard — and whether he thought dangerous rhetoric from the past made its way into the courtroom.

Read their conversation in The Forward

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