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Many Jewish Community Centers and cemeteries have experienced threats in recent months, representing an uptick in anti-Semitic attacks.

Commentary: Rise in anti-Semitism should not be ignored

By Liya Lachovizer March 29, 2017
One should not be disillusioned, however, to think that anti-Semitism is practiced by right-wing extremists and white nationalists.
The most recent report came from 2015, in which there were 664 incidents, 695 offenses, 731 victims and 387 known offenders, all with an anti-Semitic motivation. Between 2011 and 2014, the number of incidents and offenses were steadily decreasing until the 2015 spike.

IC students respond to national anti-Semitism

By Erin Conway, Staff Writer March 22, 2017
Nalani Haueter, president of Hillel at the college, said the Jewish community wants to organize more solidarity movements.
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