New York/New Jersey Audit of Antisemitic Incidents: Year in Review 2019

  • May 12, 2020

Each year, ADL’s Center on Extremism tracks incidents of antisemitic harassment, vandalism, and assault in the United States. Since 1979, we have published this information in an annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents. In 2019 ADL tabulated 2,107 antisemitic incidents throughout the United States, a 12% increase from the 1,879 recorded in 2018 and the highest number on record since ADL began tracking incidents.

2019 NEW YORK ANTISEMITIC INCIDENTS

In New York in 2019, there were 430 reported antisemitic incidents, representing a 26% increase from 340 reported incidents in 2018.

To read a summary of ADL New York’s Audit of Antisemitic Incidents click here.

2019 NEW JERSEY ANTISEMITIC INCIDENTS

In New Jersey in 2019, there were 345 reported antisemitic incidents, representing a 73% increase from 200 reported incidents in 2018. This is the highest number of incidents ever recorded in New Jersey.

To read a summary of ADL New Jersey’s Audit of Antisemitic Incidents click here.


Read and learn more from our Regional press release about ADL’s Center on Extremism’s findings on antisemitic incidents:

“Antisemitic Incidents Rose 26 Percent in New York State in 2019; NY Leads the Nation for Acts of Hate Against Jews”

“Antisemitic Incidents in New Jersey at Highest Levels Ever Recorded, According to New ADL Report”

To read the full national report visit: www.adl.org/audit2019.

ADL encourages all members of the public to report incidents of antisemitism to local law enforcement and directly to ADL here: www.adl.org/reportincident.