As our nation continues to mourn the tragic shooting at a Chabad House in Poway, California, many in the media have sought to politicize the issue of anti-Semitism, pointing fingers at either the left or the right. But the truth is that this tragedy, which is similar to the massacre at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh just over six months ago, reflects a much broader trend of anti-Semitism and xenophobia that is gripping the world.
In the United States, the Anti-Defamation League found that there was a 57 percent increase in anti-Semitic incidents in 2017. Around the world, anti-Semitic incidents are reaching a record high in recent history. To examine these trends, our firm has conducted studies on Holocaust knowledge and awareness in