The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s executive council distanced itself from anti-Muslim statements by one of its members. Dennis Prager, a Jewish talk-radio host whom President Bush appointed to the council this year, stirred controversy by blasting U.S. Rep.-elect Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), the first Muslim elected to Congress, for carrying a Koran in a private, informal swearing-in ceremony.
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