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2018 Saw Record Spike in Anti-Semitic Attacks

As 2019 continues, we look back on the past year in horror, as it saw the most Jews murdered in anti-Semitic attacks in 25 years. Israel Hayom tells us of an Israeli report on the rise in anti-Semitism, finding it at its highest rates since 1994, with Iran still the major offender when it comes to both incitement to violence and Holocaust denial:

Thirteen Jews were murdered in anti-Semitic attacks in 2018, the most since the Jewish community center bombing in Buenos Aires in 1994, the Diaspora Affairs Ministry said in a report Sunday.

The report also cited record levels of anti-Semitism on the streets and online, which saw a significant uptick after the U.S. Embassy was relocated from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and the Hamas-orchestrated March of Return protests along the Israel-Gaza border.

Iran was still the world's worst offender in terms of anti-Semitic expressions and is the main perpetrator of spreading incitement and Holocaust denial.

Europe and the United States also saw an increase in Jew-hatred, and unlike previous years, anti-Semitic violence was mostly perpetrated by neo-Nazis and white supremacists...

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