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    Anti-Semitism, Racism, and Anti-immigrant Hate

    Anti-Semitism, Racism, and Anti-immigrant Hate Published at CounterPunch on February 15, 2019 Growing up in a small town in New England, I never thought much about anti-Semitism. I was, however, aware of the differences that marked the Jewish presence in a town in which most residents were first and second-generation children or grandchildren of immigrants who had come from Canada, Ireland, Portugal, and from several countries in Eastern Europe. One black family lived in the town where I grew up. Most residents earned their living from textile mills, or from running shops in the business district. I never felt very uncomfortable because of the differences in background. People learned to…

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