Fighting Antisemitism: Information and Resources

Our fight against antisemitism is ongoing.  

Below are resources you and your family may find helpful as you navigate this issue. 

Check back often as the list will be updated with new links and information as needed.  

#StandUptoJewishHate.

IHRA Definition of Antisemitism

“Antisemitism is a certain perception of Jews, which may be expressed as hatred toward Jews. Rhetorical and physical manifestations of antisemitism are directed toward Jewish or non-Jewish individuals and/or their property, toward Jewish community institutions and religious facilities.” - IHRA definition of antisemitism

Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Audit on Antisemitic Incidents (2023)

According to data released by ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) in April, reported antisemitic incidents in 2023 rose by a stunning 103% in New Jersey, reaching 830 total incidents – the highest number ever recorded by ADL in the state and the third-highest number recorded in any state across the country last year. These 830 incidents in New Jersey constitute 9% of the total number of antisemitic incidents recorded across the United States last year.  Nationally, reported antisemitic incidents in the United States hit an all-time high of 8,873 incidents in 2023, a 140% increase relative to the previous record high in 2022 of 3,697 incidents. 

Read the full ADL news release here.

Graphics courtesy of the ADL audit.

Awareness

Report antisemitism in our area 

Report antisemitism to the ADL

Urge Congress to pass emergency security funding for houses of worship

Hostages

Add your name to #voicesforhostages

Save a seat at your Shabbat table in honor of the hostages

Take one minute a day to call your elected officials #bringthemhomenow

For Your Family

How to talk about Israel 

Resources for parents

College Campuses

Legal protection hotline and website for college students

Urge the U.S. Department of Education to make colleges safe from antisemitism

Contact your alma mater(s)

The Business Community

Encourage executives to sign this letter condemning the Oct. 7 attacks 

Review a list of companies that have condemned Hamas’s terrorist attack on Israel

Call for responsible journalism about the war