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Charlottesville’s Jewish mayor is an expert on demagogues, and now on anti-Semitism

Charlottesville Mayor Michael Signer speaking on "Meet the Press," Aug. 14, 2017. (Screenshot from YouTube)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (JTA) — Michael Signer, the Jewish mayor of Charlottesville, has one thing in common with the white supremacists who descended on his southern Virginia city over the weekend: He also opposed the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. Of course, Signer’s reasons for… Read more »