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Community members and congregants attend a candlelight vigil for the victim of the Chabad of Poway Synagogue shooting at Valle Verde Park on April 28, 2019, in Poway, Calif. (Sandy Huffaker/AFP/Getty Images)
Community members and congregants attend a candlelight vigil for the victim of the Chabad of Poway Synagogue shooting at Valle Verde Park on April 28, 2019, in Poway, Calif. (Sandy Huffaker/AFP/Getty Images)

Attacks on synagogues in the United States are raising questions about how to stop people on the fringe from becoming terrorists.

Terrorism specialist Jessica Stern, a Boston University Pardee School of Global Studies research professor, joined WBUR's Weekend Edition host Sharon Brody to talk about the issue.

This segment aired on May 4, 2019.

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