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Hate violence poses a serious threat to California communities. In every region of the state, incidents have occurred in which racial, ethnic, religious, and sexual minorities have been harassed, intimidated, assaulted and even murdered. In some communities, acts motivated by bigotry have sparked widespread community disruption.

The ‘hotbed of anti-Semitism’ isn’t a foreign country. It’s U.S. college campuses, a new report says.

By | April 25th, 2017|Education, Hate Crimes, Intergroup Relations|

As violent attacks against Jews worldwide drop to their lowest in more than 10 years, the United States, particularly college campuses, have been the “hotbed of anti-Semitism,” according to a new report.

The report by researchers at Tel Aviv University, which covers data from 40 countries, found that violent anti-Semitic incidents, which include attacks with and

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Anti-Semitic incidents have reached levels unseen in recent years, Anti-Defamation League report says

By | April 24th, 2017|Hate Crimes, Intergroup Relations|

The number of anti-Semitic incidents in the U.S. skyrocketed by 86% in the first three months of the year, according to a new report released Monday by a prominent Jewish civil rights organization.

The Anti-Defamation League’s audit of anti-Semitic events counted 541 anti-Semitic attacks and threats against Americans in the first quarter

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‘Filled with hate, filled with anger’: Anatomy of a shooting allegedly fueled by hatred of white people

By | April 19th, 2017|Hate Crimes, Police & Community|

Fresno police said they believe a shooting rampage downtown Tuesday that left three white men dead was racially motivated.

Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer said the suspect, Kori Ali Muhammad, gave “very specific, detailed” information to police that led officers to believe this was a hate-motivated crime, but did

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Hate crimes rise 15 percent in LA with uptick in LGBT victims, according to analysis by CAHRO board member Brian Levin

By | April 5th, 2017|Hate Crimes, LGBT|

The city of Los Angeles experienced a 15 percent increase in hate crimes in 2016, along with a significant spike in attacks against the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities, according to data analyzed by the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at Cal State San Bernardino.

The number of hate crimes rose from

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CAHRO’s own Brian Levin talks about the arrest of an Israeli-Amering in connection with the Jewish center bomb threats

By | March 24th, 2017|Hate Crimes, Intergroup Relations|

“Levin expressed concern that the arrest of a Jewish suspect would embolden the very people most likely to carry out anti-Semitic acts.”

Read more in the Los Angeles Times.

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19-year-old arrested in Israel in connection with bomb threats against U.S. Jewish community centers

By | March 23rd, 2017|Hate Crimes|

Israeli police on Thursday arrested a 19-year-old man suspected of phoning in a series of bomb threats against Jewish community centers across the United States.

The wave of threats prompted community center evacuations and stoked concern among American Jews about an upsurge in anti-Semitism. The man also is suspected of calling in a bomb threat against 

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Here’s a Roundup of the Latest Campus-Climate Incidents Early in the Trump Presidency

By | March 16th, 2017|Education, Hate Crimes, Intergroup Relations|

Anti-Semitic vandalism and white-nationalist propaganda are on the rise at colleges nationally, according to a recent report by the Anti-Defamation League. And in recent weeks, bomb threats at Jewish community centers and vandalism of Jewish cemeteries have been followed by a series of culture-war clashes on college campuses. Here is a collection of the latest reports

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Facebook and Twitter Could Face Fines in Germany Over Hate Speech Posts

By | March 15th, 2017|Hate Crimes, Intergroup Relations|

BERLIN — Social media giants including Facebook and Twitter are not doing enough to curb hate speech on their platforms and could face fines of up to $53 million if they do not strengthen their efforts to delete illegal posts, a German government minister said on

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Here’s a Roundup of the Latest Campus-Climate Incidents Early in the Trump Presidency

By | March 8th, 2017|Education, Hate Crimes|

Anti-Semitic vandalism and white-nationalist propaganda are on the rise at colleges nationally, according to a recent report by the Anti-Defamation League. And in recent weeks, Jewish community centers across the country have received bomb threats and Jewish cemeteries in Missouri and Pennsylvania have been vandalized. Following is a collection of the latest reports detailing such incidents

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CAHRO’s Brian Levin: As Anti-Semitic Acts Rise, So Should Our Leaders’ Resolve

By | February 27th, 2017|Hate Crimes|

After a decade of declines, hate crimes against Jews are rising again with an increasing focus on what leaders should do in light of such developments.

A fourth wave of bomb threats struck 11 Jewish centers and schools across the nation this Presidents’ Day, bringing the 2017 North American total to 69.

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