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NPR Story on Rising Antisemitism and the Role of Allies

In the wake of the recent armed hostilities between Israel and Gaza, American Jews have increasingly experienced antisemitic harassment and violence. In a recent NPR story, “Antisemitism Spikes, And Many Jews Wonder: ‘Where Are Our Allies?’”, Rabbi Sandra Lawson recounts her experience being targeted on social media:

“It just didn’t feel like one individual throwing anti-Semitic statements at me,” Lawson said. “It was like one after another, after another after another. I had people say things like: ‘Jews  were responsible for the slave trade.’ ‘How can [you] support Israel?’ ‘Hitler was right.’”

The full NPR story can be read here. 

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