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February 17, 2000
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An activist rabbi criticized a decision by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington to show a documentary about the impact of the McCarthy era on several black entertainers. “Scandalize My Name: Stories From the Blacklist” is “the first film shown by the museum without any connection” to the museum’s mandate, “the preservation of the memory of the Shoah,” said Rabbi Avi Weiss.

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