Abraham Foxman reflects on the new year.
In terms of anti-Semitism globally, by any measure the year 5774 was an annus horribilis for the Jewish people. The passions whipped up by those protesting the war in Gaza led to open displays of hostility against Israel. Those displays gave way in many instances to ugly anti-Semitic outbursts, while leading some to act out violently against Jewish institutions, homes and businesses.
Who would have thought we would hear chants of "death to the Jews" on the streets of Berlin in our lifetime? Who would have thought that Jewish stores would be marked and face boycotts, that Jews on the streets would be attacked in broad daylight?
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