Hate crimes in USA surge in 2017 with big jump in anti-Semitic attacks, FBI says


Kevin Johnson, USA TODAY

Published 12:43 p.m. ET Nov. 13, 2018 | Updated 5:17 p.m. ET Nov. 13, 2018

US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein vowed Monday that the Justice Department is rededicating its commitment to preventing hate crimes, two days after a gunman killed eleven people in a Pittsburgh synagogue.. (Oct. 29) AP

WASHINGTON – Hate crimes spiked by nearly 17 percent last year and included a corresponding jump in anti-Semitic attacks, a new FBI review found.

The report comes weeks after a 46-year-old man stormed a Pittsburgh synagogue, shouting anti-Semitic epithets before fatally shooting 11 people.

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