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Thursday, February 2, 2023

Most victims of anti-Semitism in New York are ultra-Orthodox and Hasidic

Most anti-Semitic hate crimes in New York City target Orthodox or Hasidic Jews and were perpetrated by people from other minority groups, a new report has revealed.

The report was published by Americans Against Antisemitism and documents in New York City between April 2018 and August 2022.

Total, 194 cases were registered in those four yearsOf which 154 were physical and the other 40 were verbal. 22% of crimes were committed by juveniles and 23% by groups of two or more people.

It is estimated that 97% of the 194 documented hate crimes were committed by people belonging to other minority groups. Furthermore, according to the report, 94% of the victims of anti-Semitic incidents in those four years were Orthodox or Hasidic Jews.

of those who attacked 52% identified as Hasidic Jews and another 42% as Orthodox Jews., 4% identified themselves as secular and another 2% as modern conservative. Another 0.5% identified themselves as Reform and finally, 0.5% were Israelis who did not indicate any confession.

The Midtown Manhattan skyline is seen on August 21, 2021 in New York City, the United States. (Credit: REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File photo)

Where did these incidents happen?

151% of attacks occurred in four boroughs of Brooklynn: Flatbush-Midwood, Crown Heights, Borough Park-Kensington and Williamsburg. All of these neighborhoods are home to large and recognizable Jewish communities.

The identities of the perpetrators of 99 different attacks were documented. According to the report, 65% of the authors were black, 16% Asian, 10% Hispanic, and 3% white.

Out of 194 cases, In only two the offender was sentenced to prison.

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