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Anti-Israel Riot in Sarcelles, France
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ADL Releases Scorecard on Europe’s Response to Anti-Semitism, Hate Crime and Bigotry

The ADL released a scorecard of how the 57 participating States are responding to hate crime, anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry and proposed recommendations for action. ADL said the findings from its report are concerning in light of its recent survey which found that anti-Semitic attitudes are still deeply entrenched on the continent, with 24 percent of the adult population in Western Europe and 34 percent in Eastern Europeharboring anti-Semitic attitudes.

Read the ADL Scorecard

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Thank French PM Valls for Standing up to Anti-Semitism

On January 13, 2015, following the horrific terrorist attacks in Paris against Charlie Hebdo and the Kosher supermarket, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls delivered a passionate speech condemning the “intolerable rise of anti-Semitism in France.” Join ADL in thanking PM Valls, and in calling on other European leaders to join in the fight against anti-Semitism. 

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Religious Freedom in Europe

Two of the most fundamental Jewish rites -- circumcision and kosher slaughter -- are increasingly being challenged in Europe.

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Recent Anti-Semitic Incidents in Europe


  • May 19, 2016 - Manchester - A Jewish cemetery in Manchester was vandalized, with 14 gravestones destroyed.


  • March 16, 2016 – Köthen – A bucket of feces was put on the wall of the Jewish cemetery.


  • March 12, 2016 – Verdun – A synagogue in Verdun was vandalized with two swastikas drawn on the wall and the phrase “f**k the Jews.

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