When antisemitism is twinned with racism

NJ residents describe being targets of attacks

In May, following the Israel-Hamas conflict, antisemitic attacks increased at alarming rates in the United States. While the level of violence is not as high as it was then, antisemitic attacks and other acts of hate continue to be reported, including in New Jersey — and including against Jews of color.

Having experienced both racism and antisemitism, Burlington County resident Marlon Amitai-Aviv Mcelveen said he believes the common denominator is that both forms of  hatred are taught.

Major funding for Exploring Hate has been provided by the Sylvia A. and Simon B. Poyta Programming Endowment to Fight Antisemitism, The Peter G. Peterson and Joan Ganz Cooney Fund and Patti Askwith Kenner. 

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