New Report: Anti-Semitic incidents up 96 percent

<p>According to the Anti-Defamation League report, 267 anti-Semitic events occurred in New York State from January through Sept. 30.</p>

News 12 Staff

Nov 2, 2017, 7:16 PM

Updated 2,445 days ago

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New numbers show anti-Semitic incidents are up 96 percent in New York this year.
According to the Anti-Defamation League report, 267 anti-Semitic events occurred in New York State from January through Sept. 30.
Sixty-four of those incidents happened in the Hudson Valley, including vandalism, harassment and assault.
Meanwhile, the Jewish Federation and Foundation of Rockland County is responding to a photo posted on Facebook showing two people dressed as an Hasidic Jewish couple for Halloween.

Photo taken from Facebook
The picture also features a wagon filled with baby dolls with a sign that says "We Buy Houses for Cash."
In a statement to News 12, the organization says they're disappointed in the photo and it doesn't "contribute to building bridges of understanding, or building the kind of community Rockland County can be."


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