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Anti-Semitic incidents rise in US by more than 1/3 in 2016, surge in first quarter of 2017

Anti-Semitic incidents rise in US by more than 1/3 in 2016, surge in first quarter of 2017

There has been a massive increase in harassment of American Jews, largely since November, and at least 34 incidents linked to the presidential election in November, the ADL reported Monday in its annual Audit of Anti-Semitic incidents.

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