Prayer in Front of Washington Monument

In Pictures | Insurrection and Anti-Semitism Blend at the Capitol Riots

Violent crowds swarmed the U.S. Capitol Building on January 6th, 2020 during President Biden’s confirmation, disrupting the proceedings and breaching the building’s police barricade. Many ethnic, racial and religious groups were targeted by rioters donning paraphernalia with historically inflammatory slogans, symbols and tropes. While the hate was widespread, Jewish Americans were subject to specific discrimination evidenced by Nazi Holocaust imagery and rhetoric. In addition, openly anti-semitic groups shouting pejoratives notably stood alongside Pro-Trump Jews carrying Israeli flags. Read more of Moment's coverage of the violence at the U.S. Capitol. Camp Auschwitz Shirt Man at Capitol today wearing "Camp Auschwitz" sweatshirt. Back reads "Staff" — Trevor McKee Achilles (@MrTAchilles) January 7, 2021 “Camp auschwitz” Some of the “very fine people” who trump loves so much who broke into our House, hoping to smash our democracy. Terrorizing our elected representatives. I’ll...

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