#5SmartReads - May 21, 2021
The rise of antisemitism in the States and in Europe is dangerous, terrifying, and plain wrong.
And it’s happening offline and online - via Zoombombing, on Clubhouse, and on social media.
This is why it matters.
“Moreover, because antisemitism so often has been the canary in the coal mine of hatred, the historic high of antisemitic incidents of the past several years should alarm far more than Jewish people. Though no other minority group in the U.S. faces the same rate of hate crimes as Jewish Americans, we know from recent FBI data that the numbers of incidents are up for communities across the board. Black, Latinx, Asian and Muslim Americans are all being increasingly targeted. As communities reopen and people return to the real world, the message of our data is clear: We must remain vigilant.”