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September 21, 2006
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Five youths in Russia were charged with a hate crime for allegedly beating a Jewish man to death with a metal cross. The killing of Andrey Dzyuba, 21, in the Russian city of Yekaterinburg took place Oct. 1, 2005, but was not reported to the media until early this week.

Yale University created a center to study anti-Semitism. The Yale Initiative for Interdisciplinary Study of Anti-Semitism will provide a place to research anti-Semitism and brainstorm ways to fight it, said Charles Small, director of the center at the Ivy League school.

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