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ADL Audit of Antisemitic Incidents 2021

Antisemitic incidents reported to ADL reached an all-time high of 2,717 in the United States last year – an average of more than seven incidents per day and a 34 percent increase year over year, including assaults, harassment and vandalism. This is the highest number on record since ADL began tracking antisemitic incidents in 1979.

New Antisemitism Uncovered Video Series

ADL’s new Antisemitism Uncovered video series was created to explain and combat the most prevalent antisemitic myths. The videos are a companion to Antisemitism Uncovered: A Guide to Old Myths in a New Era, ADL’s comprehensive resource with historical context, fact-based descriptions of the myths, contemporary examples and calls-to-action for addressing this hate. The first video on the myth of

ADL’s Audit of Antisemitic Incidents

In 2020, antisemitic incidents remained at a historically high level across the U.S. with a total of 2,024 incidents of assault, harassment and vandalism reported to ADL. Last year saw the third-highest number of reported incidents against American Jews since ADL started tracking the data in 1979.

Lead with Empathy, Teach with Anti-Bias

By Scotland Nash Now more than ever, we need to build the capacity for empathy and compassion with our students and school communities. The health crisis of COVID-19 highlighted again the racial disparities across the country. The racial violence embodied in the murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade and George Floyd re-ignited our understanding of the systemic racism that

Removing Confederate Monuments Needs Work Beyond the Photo-Op

By: Jeremy Hodess Following the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor, millions have protested to demand reform. These protests have renewed interest in removing Confederate statues and flags from public lands. Both the monuments and the flag are powerful symbols of oppression. Remember that most of these monuments were erected in the Jim Crow era, with a