Robert Downen is a reporter for The Texas Tribune.
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‘Genocides Start With Words,’ Experts Warn as Antisemitism Rises
As other kids in Austin, Texas recovered from trick-or-treating on Halloween last year, Sarah Adelman worried about white supremacists, her mom, and their synagogue. After a series of antisemitic incidents around Central Texas, someone set fire to Congregation Beth Israel, where Sarah’s mother, Lori, is a leader.