July 24, 2013

Anti-Semitism on downward slide but still rampant online

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A neighbor reported that a car belonging to an owner two homes down was spray-painted with swastikas and "Jew" in bright yellow paint in Alexandria, Virginia in March 2012. Photo courtesy Anti-Defamation League

A neighbor reported that a car belonging to an owner two homes down was spray-painted with swastikas and "Jew" in bright yellow paint in Alexandria, Virginia in March 2012. Photo courtesy Anti-Defamation League

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(RNS) The growth in online expressions of anti-Semitism may help explain a decrease in incidents of vandalism, where "bigots are more likely to take to the Internet to express themselves anonymously, rather than acting out in a public setting.”

  • Daniel Berry, NYC

    rampant online–and in the Russian church.