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Antisemitic Incidents Reach New High in U.S., Anti-Defamation League Says

posted on March 27, 2023

Ruth Graham of The New York Times reports, “The number of antisemitic incidents in the United States last year was the highest since the Anti-Defamation League began keeping track in 1979, the Jewish advocacy group announced on Thursday.” Incidents were up 36 percent from the previous year, with many occurring online where antisemitism has festered and led to violent attacks in recent years. Jonathan Greenblatt, the CEO of the ADL, said, “We’ve seen antisemitism normalized in ways that would have been unimaginable a few years ago. If people see conspiracies behind every misfortune, it doesn’t take long for them to look at the Jews and say they’re the problem.”

Read at The New York Times