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The aftermath of antisemitic vandalism at the synagogue of Larissa, Greece, Dec. 3, 2020. (Photo/JTA-Courtesy Jewish Community of Larissa)

Pandemic antisemitism: Assaults down, vandalism up

A 19 percent decrease in the number of antisemitic assaults recorded worldwide in 2020 from the previous year was attributed to lockdowns connected to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to an annual report published Wednesday. The lockdowns limited personal interactions generally, the authors of the Antisemitism Worldwide report said. There were 371 cases of physical assaults…
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