Recent Reports Reveal Antisemitism Is On the Rise
On Thursday a study released by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) shows that the belief in classic antisemitic tropes has increased in the past three years.
A recent report by ResumeBuilder.com published earlier this month, which surveyed U.S. hiring managers and recruiters, found that “nearly a quarter said they wanted fewer Jewish people in their industry and a similar share admitted they’re less likely to advance Jewish applicants” due to “perceptions that Jewish people have too much power and wealth.”
A separate study published in the academic journal Socius last year revealed that 52% of Jewish respondents reported religious discrimination in the workplace compared with other religious groups. The study comes one year after the ADL found that, in 2021, incidents of antisemitic harassment, vandalism and assault in the United States had increased by 34%, the highest number on record since the ADL began tracking antisemitic incidents in 1979.
Coming in a political ecosystem where, in recent years, white supremacists marched through Charlottesville chanting “Jews will not replace us” and public figures such as Kanye West, Kyrie Irving and Nick Fuentes have engaged in or endorsed antisemitic speech, the figures represent a worrying trend.Wait, before you go…
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