Group Of Jewish Leaders Condemn "Hateful Emails" About Obama

03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • James Barron NY Times

The leaders of nine Jewish groups released an open letter on Tuesday condemning what they called "hateful e-mails" that they said spread lies about Senator Barack Obama's religious beliefs and his intentions.

The anonymous e-mail messages have circulated for months, saying that Mr. Obama is a Muslim and carried a copy of the Koran when he was sworn in at the United States Senate.

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