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March 9, 2019   •   

Is Religious Illiteracy at the Root of Anti-Semitism in France?

An alarming 74 percent increase in anti-Semitic incidents in France has focused the efforts of political and religious leaders to find a solution.

April 26, 2018   •   

Germans Rally in Solidarity With the Nation’s Jews

More than 2,000 wore skull caps at a rally in Berlin April 25 to show their support of the German Jewish community following last week’s attack on two Jewish men. Similar rallies took place in cities across Germany.

May 13, 2017   •   

Violent Anti-Semitic Crime Down, Hate Speech and Harassment Up, Study Shows

A Tel Aviv University study covering data from 40 countries found violent anti-Semitic incidents, including attacks with and without weapons, arson, and vandalism or desecration, have been on a downward trend in the past few years.

May 8, 2017   •   

Senate Judiciary Committee Hears Testimony on Need to Stem Rising Anti-Religious Hate Crimes

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony May 2 from representatives of the Anti-Defamation League, the Sikh community, and the Justice Department. The subject was the dramatic increase in religion-based hate crimes, up 23 percent from 2014 to 2015.

February 21, 2017   •   

President Speaks Out Against Anti-Semitic Attacks

President Trump has publicly condemned anti-Semitic hate crimes that occurred across the country over Presidents Day weekend—including some 200 gravestones vandalized in a Jewish cemetery in suburban St. Louis and 11 bomb threats phoned in to synagogues across the country.

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