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ANTISEMITIC INCIDENTS HIT ALL-TIME HIGH IN 2019

Reported incidents in Colorado surge by 56 percent, according to ADL annual report   Denver, CO, May 12, 2020 …The American Jewish community experienced the highest level of antisemitic incidents last year since tracking began in 1979, with more than 2,100 acts of assault, vandalism and harassment reported across the United States, according to new data from ADL (the Anti-Defamation

HATE CRIME REPORTS IN COLORADO INCREASED WHILE REPORTS NATIONWIDE SLIGHTLY DECREASED IN 2018

Hate crimes directed at individuals based on their race, sexual orientation, gender identity and disability increased in Colorado, according to the FBI’s 2018 hate crime report. DENVER, CO, November 12, 2019 … The number of reported hate crimes in Colorado increased by 16 percent between 2017 and 2018 while the number of reported cases nationwide slightly decreased, according to the

ADL Commends Law Enforcement for Arrest of White Supremacist Accused of Plotting Attack Against Colorado Synagogue

Denver, CO, November 4, 2019 … ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) commended law enforcement for taking swift action in arresting a 27-year-old man for allegedly plotting to bomb a Pueblo, CO, synagogue and spreading white supremacist views that encouraged acts of violence against Jews and Latinxs. According to the federal affidavit, Richard Holzer allegedly met undercover agents Friday at a motel,

HATE CRIMES IN COLORADO NEARLY DOUBLED FROM 2017 TO 2018

HATE CRIMES IN COLORADO NEARLY DOUBLED FROM 2017 to 2018 Data released by the Colorado Department of Public Safety shows reports reached a 6-year high DENVER, CO (August 8, 2019) – A report released yesterday on Colorado crime statistics shows reported hate crimes in the state reached a six-year high and nearly doubled from 2017 to 2018. The state reported