Anti-Semitic activities in the Big Apple, home to the largest Jewish community outside Israel, are on the rise, up by eight percent according to a report in the daily New York Post quoting New York City police department (NYPD) officials.
The number of attacks against Jews in New York City rose by 20 percent since 2005, from 39 to 47 in the period from January 1 to November 5.
Anti-Semitism in Europe is also rising, according to a report presented Sunday at the conference of the World Jewish Congress in Paris. It was the first time in 50 years that the WJC used Paris as a venue for its conference. Representatives from some 80 countries attended the event.
Monday, November 13, 2006
Anti-Semitism Increasing Worldwide
Arutz Sheva notes that anti-semitic activity is on the increase, not only in countries such as Norway, Mexico and the United Kingdom, but also in the United States: