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Jewish groups urge passage of California hate crimes legislation

Jewish groups urge passage of California hate crimes legislation

New bill would strengthen existing hate crime protections and require improved training and coordination for law enforcement.Dan Verbin, Canada, 20/09/2021 22:57
Report: Canadian police investigated less than 1% of hate crimes in 2019

Report: Canadian police investigated less than 1% of hate crimes in 2019

New data suggests the vast majority of hate crimes in Canada experienced by the Jewish community and other groups are never investigated.Dan Verbin, Canada, 03/09/2021 19:05
FBI: Number of anti-Jewish hate crimes drops by 29%

FBI: Number of anti-Jewish hate crimes drops by 29%

FBI reports drop in number of anti-Semitic crimes in 2020 amid rise in total hate crimes.Ben Sales, JTA, 02/09/2021 07:49
Swastika carved into playground slide at Long Island, NY school

Swastika carved into playground slide at Long Island, NY school

After incident discovered, school district contacted county hate crimes unit.Dan Verbin, 01/09/2021 21:41
NYPD: 69% increase in anti-Semitic hate crimes this year

NYPD: 69% increase in anti-Semitic hate crimes this year

Jews and Asians the victims of the majority of hate crimes in New York according to NYPD. Hate crimes overall up 139%.Gary Willig, 04/07/2021 10:53
Nebraska Congressman stands up for the Jewish community

Nebraska Congressman stands up for the Jewish community

Rep. Don Bacon (NE-R) recently delivered a floor speech in Congress to address the very concerning uptick in hate crimes against Jews.Dan Verbin, Canada, 02/07/2021 20:22
Objects thrown through windows of LA synagogue and kosher eatery

Objects thrown through windows of LA synagogue and kosher eatery

Friday morning, anti-Semitic hate crimes took place at Young Israel of Century City and nearby Pat's Restaurant. Investigation is ongoing.Dan Verbin, 31/05/2021 14:43
NY state senator urges passage of his anti-Semitism bill

NY state senator urges passage of his anti-Semitism bill

Senator Joseph Griffo says that his legislation would offer additional protections against anti-Semitic attacks.Dan Verbin, Canada, 28/05/2021 23:00
Second suspect arrested in last week's NYC mob assault of Jewish man

Second suspect arrested in last week's NYC mob assault of Jewish man

NYPD recommending 25-year old suspect be charged with three assault related hate crimes.Dan Verbin, 25/05/2021 16:33
Israeli flag with swastika in it flown at University of London

Israeli flag with swastika in it flown at University of London

One student questioned and two others arrested after string of anti-Semitic hate crimes take place at Royal Holloway, University of London.Dan Verbin, 21/05/2021 17:25
Pro-Palestinian activists vandalize Illinois synagogue

Pro-Palestinian activists vandalize Illinois synagogue

Damage to synagogue in Skokie being investigated as a hate crime. Two suspects caught on camera.Dan Verbin, 20/05/2021 14:45
"Appalling examples of anti-Semitism" in London over weekend

"Appalling examples of anti-Semitism" in London over weekend

UK Home Secretary denounces recent surge of anti-Semitic incidents in London, says that police have launched investigations.Dan Verbin, 19/05/2021 15:25
Jews and Asians most targeted groups as hate crimes soar in NYC

Jews and Asians most targeted groups as hate crimes soar in NYC

Number of attacks on Asians in New York City skyrockets, fueling surge in hate crime.Andrew Silow-Carroll, JTA, 07/05/2021 11:23
NYPD releases new footage of Bronx synagogue vandal suspect

NYPD releases new footage of Bronx synagogue vandal suspect

Hate Crimes Unit posts video of suspect to social media, asking for help in identifying the individual.Dan Verbin, 29/04/2021 22:41
B'nai Brith: Anti-Semitic incidents in Canada increased 18% in 2020

B'nai Brith: Anti-Semitic incidents in Canada increased 18% in 2020

Annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents 2020 finds that Jews are still the most targeted group in Canada for hate crimes.Dan Verbin, 27/04/2021 02:51
Iowa woman pleads guilty to hate crime after ramming children with her car

Iowa woman pleads guilty to hate crime after ramming children with her car

Iowa woman pleads guilty for driving her car into two children “because of their race and national origin”.Dan Verbin, Canada, 24/04/2021 01:17
Anti-Semitic hate crimes rise in Toronto and area

Anti-Semitic hate crimes rise in Toronto and area

Annual reports find hate crimes increased by more than 50% in Toronto and by 20% in York Region in 2020.Elad Benari, Canada, 24/04/2021 00:04
Jews remain most targeted religious group for hate crimes in Canada

Jews remain most targeted religious group for hate crimes in Canada

Statistics Canada report for 2019 finds 7% increase in police-reported hate crimes in Canada that year.Elad Benari, 31/03/2021 06:12
Nearly 1,500 anti-Semitic Crimes Recorded in the EU in 2019

Nearly 1,500 anti-Semitic Crimes Recorded in the EU in 2019

22% of hate crimes in Europe were against Jews despite Jews being less than 1% of the population.i24News, 26/11/2020 22:16
Do Americans understand the anti-Semitism around them?

Do Americans understand the anti-Semitism around them?

Americans, as a whole, are not ant-Semitic and oppose actions and vitriol against Jews, but many don't know it when they see it. Op-ed.Jonathan S. Tobin, 28/10/2020 07:02
New York hate crime legislation named after Monsey victim

New York hate crime legislation named after Monsey victim

Governor Andrew Cuomo announces he is renaming proposed state hate crime legislation in honor of Monsey stabbing victim who died on Sunday.Elad Benari, 31/03/2020 01:00
US: In the past decade, domestic extremists killed over 400 people

US: In the past decade, domestic extremists killed over 400 people

US domestic extremists killed more than 400 people over the last decade, half of them to further the killer's ideology, survey says.Ben Sales, JTA, 28/02/2020 15:16
NY Gov. Cuomo proposes unprecedented domestic terrorism law

NY Gov. Cuomo proposes unprecedented domestic terrorism law

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposes first-in-nation domestic terrorism law.Laura E. Adkins, JTA, 28/02/2020 14:55
Germany gets tougher on internet hate, including anti-Semitic hate speech

Germany gets tougher on internet hate, including anti-Semitic hate speech

Germany's Chancellor Merkel approves bill forcing social media to report hate speech, increasing sentences for anti-Semitic crimes.Toby Axelrod, JTA, 21/02/2020 02:04
Anti-Semitic hate crimes in New York City fell in January

Anti-Semitic hate crimes in New York City fell in January

Anti-Semitic crimes remain majority of NYC hate crimes, but number drops.Ben Sales, JTA, 05/02/2020 09:02
New York's 'bail reform' makes Jews and everyone else unsafe

New York's 'bail reform' makes Jews and everyone else unsafe

New York’s 'bail reform' is giving 'Get Out of Jail Free' cards to alleged Hate Crime perpetrators, allowing them to attack others. Morton A. Klein, ZOA President, 07/01/2020 12:07
Jews felt safe in Germany, too

Jews felt safe in Germany, too

Can it happen here? Never here, says the optimist in me. Think again, says the pessimist. Jack Engelhard, 06/01/2020 05:33
When all Jews march together, we shall  overcome

When all Jews march together, we shall overcome

New York Jewish liberal organizations are now standing in solidarity with their Orthodox brethren and will march against the hatred behind the rise in antisemitic hate crimes on January 5th. That is the first and crucial step.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 05/01/2020 04:00
Chuck Schumer promises to fight to quadruple security funding for non-profits

Chuck Schumer promises to fight to quadruple security funding for non-profits

Chuck Schumer calls to prosecute hate crimes, quadruple funding for federal security grants for nonprofits.Marcy Oster, JTA, 01/01/2020 10:06
Jewish man attacked in New York

Jewish man attacked in New York

28-year-old man allegedly yelled "“F–k you Jew bastard" as he assaulted a 65-year-old Orthodox Jew on the Upper East Side.Ben Ariel, 24/12/2019 23:36
New York police to be trained how to recognize hate crimes

New York police to be trained how to recognize hate crimes

Amid spike in anti-Semitic incidents, new law passed requiring that officers be trained to recognize hate crimes.Ben Sales, JTA, 26/11/2019 15:05
ADL's negation of Muslim Jew-hatred pandemic - sorry, it won't wash

ADL's negation of Muslim Jew-hatred pandemic - sorry, it won't wash

The ADL has adopted an Orwellian, negationist gloss on its very own data which capture the global pandemic of extreme Muslim Antisemitism.Dr. Andrew G. Bostom, 05/11/2019 07:54
Anti-Semitic hate crimes in Sweden rise by 53% to all-time high

Anti-Semitic hate crimes in Sweden rise by 53% to all-time high

Jews are targets of 4% of all hate crimes in Sweden despite making only 0.2% of the population.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 04/11/2019 21:32
Bill offers funding to protect nonprofits from hate

Bill offers funding to protect nonprofits from hate

California establishes fund to protect nonprofits from hate crimes.JTA Staff, 12/10/2019 19:13
Anti-Semitic graffiti found in New York high school

Anti-Semitic graffiti found in New York high school

Hate-filled graffiti found inside Westchester County high school for the second time in one month. Governor Cuomo orders probe.Elad Benari, Canada, 29/09/2019 22:04
NYPD: Over half of reported hate crimes this year anti-Semitic

NYPD: Over half of reported hate crimes this year anti-Semitic

152 anti-Semitic hate crimes have been reported this year so far in NYC, compared to 93 over the same period last year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/09/2019 10:02
Chicago investigating series of graffiti incidents

Chicago investigating series of graffiti incidents

Chicago police investigating series of graffiti incidents on the same afternoon as a possible hate crime.Ben Ariel, 09/08/2019 05:11
Jews most targeted minority group in Canada

Jews most targeted minority group in Canada

For third straight year, Canadian Jews in 2018 remained most targeted minority group for police-reported hate-crimes throughout the country.David Lazarus, JTA, 24/07/2019 15:27
Canadian Jews most targeted group for hate crimes

Canadian Jews most targeted group for hate crimes

Statistics Canada finds Canadian Jews were the most targeted group for hate crimes in 2018, a trend continuing from the previous two years.Elad Benari, 23/07/2019 04:31
'It's a hate crime'

'It's a hate crime'

Vandals toss white paint onto California synagogue, rabbi promises to up security.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/07/2019 17:08
France: No hate crime charges against burglars who targeted Jews

France: No hate crime charges against burglars who targeted Jews

Prosecutors in France do not include hate crime in indictments of three suspects in breaking into Jewish home in 2017.Ben Ariel, 17/07/2019 04:13
New York suffering 'anti-Semitism crisis,' Council speaker says

New York suffering 'anti-Semitism crisis,' Council speaker says

New York police report near doubling of hate crimes in 2019. Nearly two-thirds are anti-Semitic.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 01/06/2019 22:16
Poway shooter pleads not guilty to 108 hate crime charges

Poway shooter pleads not guilty to 108 hate crime charges

John Earnest, who killed one and wounded 3 at Chabad synagogue in Poway, pleads not guilty to federal hate crime charges.David Rosenberg, 15/05/2019 14:01
Charlottesville attacker pleads guilty to hate crimes

Charlottesville attacker pleads guilty to hate crimes

James Alex Fields Jr. pleads guilty to federal hate crimes in connection with attack on Charlottesville counter-protesters in 2017.Ben Ariel, 28/03/2019 01:10
Jews dancing with Omar

Jews dancing with Omar

Suddenly, a lapsed generation becomes Jewish in capital letters, but as partners for the other side Jack Engelhard, 12/03/2019 10:30
3 men charged with hate crimes for attacks on Jews in NYC

3 men charged with hate crimes for attacks on Jews in NYC

Assailants charged for recent string of attacks on Jewish men in Crown Heights in Brooklyn.Marcy Oster, JTA, 03/02/2019 20:38
Anti-Semitic graffiti found on L.A. synagogue

Anti-Semitic graffiti found on L.A. synagogue

Police are investigating who wrote “f**king Jews” on the Mishkan Torah religious seminary and synagogue in the neighborhood of Tarzana.JTA, 01/02/2019 15:06
European Imams call for murder of Jews

European Imams call for murder of Jews

Outright calls to murder Jews have become a pattern among European Muslim clergy, but western politicians are bent on hiding it. They know why.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 21/11/2018 06:20
FBI: Hate crimes against Jews rise 37%

FBI: Hate crimes against Jews rise 37%

Jewish remain primary target of religion-based hate crimes in the US, according to new statistics.JTA, 13/11/2018 22:53
Sharp rise in UK hate crimes targeting religious minorities

Sharp rise in UK hate crimes targeting religious minorities

Number of hate crimes based on religion jumps 40% in England and Wales.JTA, 17/10/2018 07:38
Trump signs law expanding protections to religious institutions

Trump signs law expanding protections to religious institutions

The bipartisan law expands hate crime protections to religious institutions.JTA, 04/10/2018 09:26
Jews minority most targeted by hate crimes in Canada

Jews minority most targeted by hate crimes in Canada

Data finds Jews were the most targeted minority group for hate crimes in Canada last year.JTA, 29/11/2017 21:49
Report: Jewish community most targeted by hate crimes in 2016

Report: Jewish community most targeted by hate crimes in 2016

Hate crimes against Jews in Canada rise, while those against Muslims decrease.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/11/2017 08:46
Jewish family’s adopted son accused of trashing Chabad preschool

Jewish family’s adopted son accused of trashing Chabad preschool

Florida teenager scrawls Hitler slur on Chabad preschool, smashes bookshelves and televisions.JTA, 18/11/2017 17:58
FBI reports rise in anti-Semitic crimes

FBI reports rise in anti-Semitic crimes

The number of anti-Semitic hate crimes in the United States rose slightly in 2016, according to new statistics.Ben Ariel, 14/11/2017 05:39
Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council pushes bill to curb hate crimes

Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council pushes bill to curb hate crimes

The Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council urges Congress to pass legislation aimed at strengthening efforts to combat hate crimes.JTA, 08/06/2017 21:49
2 of every 3 NYC subway hate crimes this year targeted Jews

2 of every 3 NYC subway hate crimes this year targeted Jews

NYPD reports that anti-Semitic graffiti is the most common hate crime on New York City subways. Hate crimes up four times year over year.JTA, 26/04/2017 18:28