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.