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Increase in violent incidents of anti-Semitism in Germany

Demonstrations of anti-Semitism in Germany are becoming more and more violent, with a particular flare-up following the Hamas attack on Israel in October 2023. At the same time, state authorities are seeing an increase in Islamist incidents in schools. According to data from the Center for Research and Information on Anti-Semitism (RIAS) cited by the first channel of the German public television ARD, in 2023 there was a huge increase in anti-Semitic incidents and now a clear connection can be seen with the attack by Hamas. RIAS last year recorded 4,782 incidents with an anti-Semitic background – an 83% increase compared to 2022. The 2,787 incidents occurred after the October attack and are seen by observers as a direct reaction to the outbreak of violence that day. “On October 7, 2023, a new era began for many Jews: their lives are divided into a before and an after. Since then, anti-Semitism has also been visible in all sectors of society in Germany,” the RIAS researchers point out. […]
Source: News Beast

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