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The Establishment

My Mother’s Jewish Family Fled Tsarist Russia, And She’s Terrified Of Trump

By Alison Lanier


I opened my email this morning to a message from my mother, who I’d been surprised to hear nothing at all from during the debacle of election night:

I cannot express how scared I am for you my children, for our country, and for the world. I also want us to be strong in conviction through what



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