sTAND uP TO jEWISH hATE
We know that the horrific attacks targeting our Jewish homeland on October 7, 2023 were driven by blatant antisemitism – hate which our community is no stranger to and continues to see at unprecedented levels.
increase in antisemitic incidents in the U.S. (Oct. 7-23), ADL
of Jewish students say they are scared (Oct. 7-19), Hillel
increase in incidents reported on college campuses (Oct. 7-31), SCN
How You Can Combat antisemitism
It’s time to stop the hate and advocate for the people of Israel and the Jewish people at home and worldwide. Click here to find action steps.
The reality is that antisemitism is on the rise. Below are just some examples that showcase the severity of this growing hate, according to the Foundation to Combat Antisemitism.
times was “Hitler was Right” was posted in 2022
of all Jewish Americans faced antisemitic hate online in 2022
Jewish Americans were the Victims of Hate in 2022
How We Are Combating antisemitism
The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia is there to secure and safeguard the community by proactively preparing for and immediately responding to incidents of antisemitism and hate.
in state and federal security grants awarded to 8 Jewish institutions that had Jewish Federation writing support in FY23
security briefings and trainings for 70+ Jewish institutions and 1,138 community members in FY23
Jewish Community Relations Council programs for 160+ community members focused on antisemitism in FY23
Stand Up to Jewish Hate
The Jewish Federation has partnered on this national campaign to raise awareness of the rise in antisemitism and to bring community members together in voicing their solidarity with the Jewish people.
The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia has committed to raising $1.5 million for the LiveSecure Campaign, to be matched 2:1 by The Jewish Federations of North America, for a total of $2.25 million. These funds are already building safer spaces for our community members to practice, learn and live Judaism.
Secure Community Network (SCN)
This past year, the Jewish Federation launched an expanded initiative in partnership with the SCN. Leveraging SCN’s national resources and tools, the Jewish Federation continues to develop and administer a comprehensive program that provides risk mitigation, security consultations, assessments and training to Jewish institutions throughout the regions.
Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC)
The Jewish Federation’s JCRC is a convening body for local Jewish agencies and civic-minded individuals involved and interested in advocacy and public affairs. Part of a national network, the Greater Philadelphia JCRC works to provide a Jewish voice on local and global public policy.
The first community-wide safety and security project of its kind, this initiative is a crisis communications and student accountability platform so that all of our Jewish schools and preschools that provide daily classes throughout the school week. The Jewish Federation will cover the upfront costs, training, software installations, maintenance, and the first year costs to participate in the system.
Report antisemitic threats, incidents, or suspicious activity related to Jewish organizations, facilities, or community members in your area through the Secure Community Network Incident Report Form.
You can also report antisemitic incidents with our partners at the Anti-Defamation League by clicking here. In cases of hate, more data is vital.