ADL Releases New Information On Holocaust Museum Shooter And Reactions From White Supremacists
New York, NY, June 11, 2009 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today released new details on the background and activities of white supremacist James Von Brunn, the longtime neo-Nazi and anti-Semite who allegedly carried out the shooting attack at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.
The League also released reactions from white supremacists and anti-Semites, who are praising the alleged shooter as a martyr and hero, with some even predicting more attacks against Jewish targets.
The newly released information on the League's Web site includes:
- An analysis of Von Brunn's writings, including the violent strain that runs through them;
- His belief that the economic crisis was created by the Jews;
- His latest writings, in which he admits financial problems, identifies himself as a lone wolf, and talks about killing "the enemy" (Jews);
- His connections to other white supremacists
The Anti-Defamation League, founded in 1913, is the world's leading organization fighting anti-Semitism through programs and services that counteract hatred, prejudice and bigotry.