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Antisemitism Explained


These short videos explore antisemitism today and how it has persisted for thousands of years.

What Is Antisemitism?

Antisemitism means prejudice against or hatred of Jews. In the United States, antisemitic incidents continue to rise yearly. Hatred of Jews can take many forms, including violent attacks. It also appears in daily life. Do you know how to recognize it online, in social media, or in conversation?

Antisemitism Throughout Time

Hatred of Jews has existed for thousands of years. The Holocaust, in which the Nazis and their collaborators murdered six million Jews in Europe, was one of the worst examples. But antisemitism didn’t start or end with the Holocaust. What makes antisemitism one of the oldest and most persistent forms of hatred?