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Can a hobbled EU live up to its promise to combat anti-Semitism and racism?

British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel speak to the media following talks at the Chancellery in Berlin, July 20, 2016. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

(JTA) — When the late Austro-Hungarian aristocrat Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi attended church on Good Friday, his father would famously cause a scene, storming out when the liturgy came to the anti-Semitic exhortation “Let us also pray for the faithless Jews.” Such protest was unusual in 19th-century Austria-Hungary, where anti-Semitism and other forms of racism were de… Read more »