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ADL: There were eight incidents of extremism and anti-Semitism in Bucks County in 2019. Only the tip of the iceberg, IMHO!

ADL: There were eight incidents of extremism and anti-Semitism in Bucks County in 2019. Only the tip of the iceberg, IMHO! | Newtown News of Interest | Scoop.it

There were eight incidents of extremism and anti-Semitism in Bucks County in 2019, according to information recently provided by the Anti-Defamation League.

 

The occurrences in Bucks County were among the 4,015 examples of extremist and anti-Semitic incidents that happened nationwide in 2019. The figure reported for 2019 is up almost 32 percent from the 3,052 incidents reported in 2018, according to the ADL.

 

Here are the Bucks County incidents the non-governmental organization included in its registry:

 

Incident type: Anti-Semitic Incident - Harassment

 

Location: Newtown

  • Date: May 2019
  • Description: Jewish high school student victim of ongoing anti-Semitic harassment at school
  • Incident type: Anti-Semitic Incident - Vandalism

 

Location: Newtown

  • Date: May 2019
  • Description: Swastikas were spray-painted on the road at Tyler State Park
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