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SOPA Images November 5, 2018

A mourner wearing a Star of David around his neck at the Squirrel Hill memorial service for the victims of the shooting at the neighborhood’s Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Penn., Oct. 29, 2018. (Matthew Hatcher/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty...

White supremacist Pedersen pleads guilty to two murders

JTA March 14, 2012

White supremacist David Joseph Pedersen, who said he was on his way to "kill more Jews" when arrested in connection with four West Coast murders, pleaded guilty to two of them. Pedersen, 31, pleaded guilty on Monday to two counts of aggravated first-degree...

Second Fogel family killer sentenced to five life sentences

JTA January 16, 2012

JERUSALEM -- A second Palestinian man was sentenced to five consecutive life sentences for the murder of five members of the Fogel family in a West Bank Jewish settlement. Amjad Awad, 19, was sentenced Monday in a West Bank military court. He was convicted...

John Demjanjuk in Israels Supreme Court in Jerusalem. Demjanjuk was accused of concealing a past as a Nazi concentration camp guard. File photo: Flash 90

Genocide criminals faced justice in 2011

By Eric Mink, Special to the Jewish Light January 4, 2012

It was a good year for genocide. Or, more precisely, 2011 was a good year for pursuing, prosecuting and punishing mass murderers, torturers, sadists, rapists and exterminators-and the ideologues, strategists and functionaries who enable the dirty work...

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