Incidents of violent anti-Semitism diminished around the world in 2005, an Israeli study found. According to an annual report issued Monday by Tel Aviv University’s Stephen Roth Institute for the Study of Contemporary Anti-Semitism and Racism, there were dips in the number of serious attacks on Jews in Western Europe and North America last year, compared to 2004. But the report noted that 2005 levels still were the second-highest in the last 15 years.
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