In a year with unimaginable violence driven by hate, humanity prevails as people come together, inspiration transcends darkness, and communities find hope. A Muslim woman jumps to the defense of Jewish children facing anti-Semitic harassment on a London subway. A letter-writing campaign gives hope to immigrant detainees facing deportation. Utah passes landmark hate crimes legislation.
These are just a few of the moments of hope that made headlines in 2019.
Here is ADL’s Top 10 list of those inspirational moments of hope that most moved us over the course of the year.