Racism In The US: Anti-Semitic Incidents Surge Amid Extremist Rhetoric
More than 2,000 anti-Semitic incidents were reported across the United States in 2019, including violent acts that killed five people, the Anti-Defamation League reported Tuesday. The 2,107 acts were a record and represented a 12% increase from 2018 and more than any year in the past four decades.
The ADL has blamed social media for some of the rise in hatred.
The 2019 ADL Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents included fatal attacks on synagogue in Poway, California, a Jersey City, New Jersey, kosher grocery store and an attack on a Hanukkah...