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More than 20 anti-Semitic crimes reported in Nevada in 2020

Posted at 5:09 PM, Apr 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-28 09:47:27-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Anti-Semitic crimes remain historically high in the U.S., according to new data from the Anti-Defamation League.

Here in Nevada, more than 20 incidents were reported for the second consecutive year.

Harassment claims increased 120% year over year.

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Those include multiple Zoom bombing incidents when intruders disrupt video conferences on Zoom.

Vandalism also hit Las Vegas hard, especially graffiti with a majority incorporating swastika imagery.

If you or someone you know has an incident of antisemitism happen, you can reach out to ADL and the police.