The “Alt-Right” Hates the Jews. But It Also Loves Them — and Israel.

The Forward’s Sam Kestenbaum reports on white nationalists’ simultaneous hate and admiration of Jews. Some members of the so-called “alt-right”—white nationalists who embrace xenophobia, anti-Semitism, and Islamophobia—see Zionism in a positive light as they hope to create their own white-ethno state by emulating the creation of Israel. Alt-right leader Richard Spencer said in a speech at Texas A&M, “Jews exist precisely because you did not assimilate … I want my people to have that same sense of themselves.”

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