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March 3, 2011 5:59 pm

Missouri Names Highway Adopted by Neo-Nazi Group After Rabbi

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Sun Times – Two Missouri state representatives have renewed efforts to rename a stretch of highway adopted by neo-Nazis after a prominent Jewish rabbi.

Springfield state Reps. Sara Lampe, a Democrat, and Charlie Denison, a Republican, held a committee hearing Tuesday seeking to name a stretch of U.S. 160 near Springfield after the late Rabbi Ernest I. Jacob. The rabbi was an activist for equality while living in Springfield after surviving a concentration camp.

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