October 7, 2011
By JORDANA HORN
ADL audit: States with highest totals are those with significant Jewish populations such as California, New York, New Jersey, Florida.
NEW YORK – The number of anti-Semitic incidents in the United States increased slightly in 2010 from 2009, according to an Anti-Defamation League audit released Tuesday, with the highest number of incidents occurring in California, New York and New Jersey.
The ADL Audit of Anti-Semitic incidents found a total of 1,239 incidents occurring in 2010, 29 more than 2009, in the first increase reported by the ADL in such incidents since 2004. The year 2004 saw a record high 1,821 acts of anti-Semitism, and each subsequent year until 2010 has shown a decline.