• FBI: Jews Subject to 60% of Religiously Motivated Hate Crimes in 2017, Despite Being Just 2% of U.S. Population

    1 month ago - By Tablet Magazine

    Today, the FBI published its annual report cataloging hate crimes for the previous calendar year. This year, as has been the case every year since the bureau began collecting these statistics in 1992, Jews topped the list. And it wasn't close. Of 1,564 anti-religious hate crimes in 2017, 938 targeted Jews. In other words, Jews were subject to 60 percent of anti-religious hate crimes, despite constituting just 2 percent of the American population.
    These numbers mark a 37 percent increase from 2016, when Jews were the targets of 54 percent of all religiously-motivated hate crimes and 684...
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