Tuesday, July 16, 2019

(JNS) There were 1,879 anti-Semitic incidents in 2018, representing the third-highest figure of such incidents since 1979, according to a new report by the Anti-Defamation League.

The highest number of anti-Semitic incidents was in 1994, with the second highest in 2017.

Though the 2018 number is 107 incidents less than the previous year, anti-Semitic assaults more than doubled, from 17 to 39.

The vast majority of the incidents in 2018 were vandalism or harassment: 774 and 1,066, respectively.

Join Our List
and receive information on community events, announcements, exclusive sales and our issue emails.