Rise In Anti-Semitic Attacks Alarms North Texas Jewish Community, Builds Resolve To Eradicate Hate Through Education

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The two deadly shootings at U.S. synagogues and other recent anti-Semitic incidents have unsettled and alarmed the Jewish community nationwide and in North Texas.

The violent acts come as the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) recently announced the number of anti-Semitic acts nationwide were near record levels last year.

Eleven people were killed during the massacre at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh last year.

A woman was killed at the Chabad of Poway Synagogue near San Diego last month.

Aside from these violent acts, there have been other highly publicized displays:

The New York Times published an anti-Semitic cartoon in its international edition.

U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar, D-Minnesota has been accused of making anti-Semitic tweets about Israel and this week, U.S. Representative Rashida Tlaib, D-Michigan has been accused of making…

Original published: 2019-05-15 20:59:35 Read the full Dallas News here


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