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Extremism, Anti-Semitism In Maryland: 53 Incidents In 2019 – Annapolis, MD Patch

| February 17, 2020

MARYLAND In 2019, there were 53 incidents of extremism and anti-Semitism in Maryland, according to the Anti-Defamation League. The figure for 2019 decreased from the 74 incidents reported in our state during 2018.

ADL: Reports of white supremacist propaganda tripled in NJ last year – Burlington County Times

| February 17, 2020

White supremacists have also become more active on college campuses, according to the report, which called that trend "alarming." Reports of white supremacist flyers, posters and other propaganda more than tripled in New Jersey last year, putting the Garden State near the forefront of a troubling national surge, the Anti-Defamation League said. The ADL's Center on Extremism documented 143 reported cases of supremacist material in New Jersey in 2019, up from 41 the year before. It was the third straight steep increase in New Jersey, which ranked fifth-highest among states in the U.S

A gesture to honor Monsey hero ended up in controversy; here is why – The Jerusalem Post

| February 17, 2020

A few weeks ago, Joseph Gluck made headlines as the hero who stopped a horrifying antisemitic attack that targeted a Hanukkah party in Monsey, New York. Gluck threw a table at the attacker as he was stabbing multiple people at Rabbi Chaim Rottenbergs home-synagogue, known as Rabbi Rottenbergs Shul.

Report Finds Texas Led The Nation In White Supremacy Propaganda Incidents In 2019 – KUT

| February 17, 2020

Displays and demonstrations in support of white supremacy doubled in the United States last year, according to a new study, and Texas led the country in incidents.

Promoting Jewish learning is the greatest revenge against our enemies – The Jerusalem Post

| February 17, 2020

It is an undeniable fact that antisemitism is rising around the world.

Riverside teens pose with swastika, Confederate flag in photo shared at school – Los Angeles Times

| February 17, 2020

A photograph of a group of Riverside teenagers posing with a Nazi symbol in front of a Confederate flag that began circulating on social media last week has prompted backlash from students and parents. The photo shows eight Martin Luther King High School students some smiling with a Confederate flag and a Trump 2020 banner. One of the students is holding a representation of a swastika

New Security Head Aims to Protect New York Jewish Institutions and Help Reduce Climate of Fear – Algemeiner

| February 17, 2020

Participants at the No Hate. No Fear. rally in New York City on Jan

Polarization Of Political Opinion Spurring Political Violence? – New University

| February 17, 2020

Photo By Jonathan Simcoe Emergency dispatchers received a call from co-workers at the Florida Turnpike in Metro, Orlando, saying that Mason Trever Toney stabbed and killed his boss, William Steven Knight, with a trowel over a political debate. He was charged with first-degree murder and is currently being held in Orange County without bond

March Drinking Liberally: Combating the Rising Tides of Hate – Patch.com

| February 17, 2020

In March, Drinking Liberally-Redmond is honored to have the local chapter of the Anti-Defamation League, represented by Kendall Kosai, ADL PNW Associate Regional Director, to lead a conversation about combating the rising tides of hate in the nation, and in particular here in the Pacific Northwest. There is no doubt that there has been a rise in hate crimes and extremism in Washington; to cite just one example, we have recently had a Washington state legislator accused of domestic terrorism. The ADL stands on the front lines in addressing these issues.

Conservative movement apologizes for list of innovative rabbis that featured only men – Jewish Journal

| February 17, 2020

(JTA) The Conservative movements congregational umbrella group apologized for publishing an article about innovative rabbis that only included men. The article by the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism in the February issue of its Journeys publication featured five rabbis who meet people where they are. Among other things, the rabbis organized events in cafes and ice cream shops to engage Jews outside of the synagogue


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