Modern Antisemitism Information

ADL Audit of Antisemitic Incidents 2020

  • In 2020, the Anti-Defamation League tabulated 2,024 reported antisemitic incidents throughout the United States – the third-highest year on record since the ADL began tracking antisemitic incidents in 1979 ( 
  • Of the 2,024 incidents, 1,242 were cases of harassment, a 10% increase from 2019 ( 
  • Over the course of one week during the May 2021 conflict between Israel and Hamas, variations of the phrase “Hitler was right” were tweeted more than 17,000 times ( 
  • From May 11 – May 31, 2021, antisemitic incidents increased 115% from the same time period in 2020 ( 

On October 25, 2021, The American Jewish Committee released a comprehensive report with new data including the fact that 90% of American Jews believe antisemitism is a current problem in the United States. Please click here to view that report.