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My Family’s Synagogue Was Burned Down. How Is This Not a Hate Crime?

What happens when crimes against religion are not hate crimes, and anti-Semitism is not just the hatred of Jews?

The remains of Duluth’s Adas Israel Congregation. Credit: Star Tribune/Getty Images

MyMy family synagogue was burned to the ground in Duluth, Minnesota, last week. The televised image of a Jewish sanctuary on fire was an ancestral trauma made real…

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